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Biden coming to Raleigh this week to encourage COVID vaccination efforts

President Joe Biden plans to travel to Raleigh on Thursday to encourage COVID vaccination efforts.
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Research From NC State Professors Is Aboard Space Station

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The biology projects of two N.C. State University professors are now aboard the International Space Station and may soon help provide answers about how plants respond to extreme environments.
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Brady Gun Control Group Taking Second Taxpayer Funded COVID Bailout

Brady Gun Control Group Taking Second Taxpayer Funded COVID Bailout. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-( The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence will soon receive a second taxpayer-funded PPP loan of $579,530, which was approved by the Small Business Administration just last month. Last year, the gun control group received a PPP bailout of $695,000. As soon as the funds from the current loan are disbursed, it will mean the Brady Center has cost taxpayers more than $1,274,530. The multi-bi...
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On Jack Eichel And Rod Brind’Amour

from Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic, And while I’m not saying the star center will get traded before the end of the playoffs, what I’m hearing is that conversations between the Buffalo Sabres and other interested teams are getting more intense and serious. So read into that what you will. The next few weeks could be intriguing on that front. And I would imagine Sabres GM Kevyn Adams would be counting on a first-round pick to be used the night of July 23 in this year’s draft in any ...
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Body of North Carolina Man, 93, Found at Lake Shore

A 93-year-old Raleigh man who’d been missing since Thursday was found dead on a North Carolina lake shore.
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Conductor Grant Llewellyn, Late Of North Carolina Symphony, Makes His Way Back From A Stroke

Last summer, back home in Wales after completing his 16-year term in Raleigh, he suffered what turned out to be a three-day stroke that severely impaired the use of his right arm and leg. After a month’s hospitalization and six months of physical therapy, though he can’t hold a baton, he is back working with the Orchestre national de Bretagne, his ensemble in Rennes, France. “The irony of my situation is that I can conduct Beethoven symphonies but I can’t get out of bed. I can’t tie my shoelace...
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How Raleigh-based nonprofit RIoT is boosting entrepreneurship and job growth in the city

Insider Rachael Newberry, RIoT's program director, connecting virtually with a cohort of startups during the pandemic. Katherine Dupree RIoT is a nonprofit organization driving innovation and entrepreneurship in the Raleigh area. One program, RIoT Your Reality, is a competition where teams pitch AR ideas to improve the city. Other initiatives include an accelerator program and a data-centric stormwater management project. This article is part of a series focused on America...
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8 Best Not Well-Known Places in the US to Buy a House

Purchasing a rental property to amp up your investment portfolio can be a fantastic way to become a seasoned investor. If you make intelligent choices and put in the work, a rental property can be lucrative and rewarding. As a first-time investor, the idea of buying a property for rental purposes might feel overwhelming, but there are some ways to help prevent disaster and give you a good foundation and provide you with some incredible passive income. Real estate in certain cities can be highly ...
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Grand Tour: A century ago, these Parsis circumpedalled the world

In the 1920s, long before the dawn of fake news, one Chinese man was told that Rabindranath Tagore had composed the Gujarati national anthem of the Parsi community that went: “We are old Zoroastrians”. The culprit was Adi Hakim, one of the “Super Six” khaki-clad Parsi cyclists who had endured brass band music as they set off from Lamington Road’s Gilder Tank ground on October 15, 1923 to fulfil a lofty dream: putting India on the global sports map by pedalling through the war-torn streets, snow-...
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Inside the innovation offices of Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, working on making the region more equitable as it attracts major tech companies

Insider Raleigh, North Carolina. The Raleigh-Durham region is attracting top companies like Apple with its tech infrastructure. These cities are striving to develop talent, support expansion, and improve economic opportunity. Here's a look at some of the projects the Raleigh and Durham innovation offices are focused on. This article is part of a series focused on American cities building a better tomorrow called "Advancing Cities." Raleigh-Durham, North Caro...
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Open Post- Day 11 Of The Stanley Cup Playoffs

I'm in relaxed mode tonight... via the NHL PR department, HURRICANES HOPE HOME ICE ADVANTAGE CONTINUES FOR GAME 5 A pivotal Game 5 goes tonight at PNC Arena in Raleigh between the Predators and Hurricanes, while in Montreal the Maple Leafs and Canadiens will battle for a second straight day with the host looking to even the series at 2-2. * The home team has won each of the first four games between the Predators and Hurricanes, with Carolina returning to a building that welcomed ...
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Experts are convinced that self-flying planes will roam the skies by 2025 - here's how one startup is working to win over the FAA and the public

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner taking off. motive56/ Xwing, founded by Marc Piette, is one of the startups working to make self-flying planes a reality. Its Cessna 208B Grand Caravan can already fly on its own, as Insider found on a demonstration flight. Self-flying planes will start by flying cargo and then regional passenger flights as early as 2025. See more stories on Insider's business page. Teaching a 27-year-old aircraft how to fly on its own was the easy part for Ma...
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Hurricanes’ Newcomers & Veterans Stifle Predators in Thrilling Game 1 Win

After more than a year of dormancy, PNC Arena in Raleigh finally came back to life on Monday night. With the combination of the Carolina Hurricanes’ increase to 50 percent…
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Charles County, Md. Is Open for Sight Seekers

Bordered by the Potomac River to the west and Patuxent River to the east, there are over 300 miles of shoreline, endless backroads, and countless eateries to uncover in Charles County, Md. Located within a few hours’ drive from major cities like Washington, D.C., Richmond, Baltimore, and Raleigh, the peninsula is perfectly located for your […] The post Charles County, Md. Is Open for Sight Seekers appeared first on Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
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Old North Carolina Capitol Building Reopens to Public

The old state Capitol building in downtown Raleigh is reopening to the public after being closed for 15 months during the pandemic.
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Epic Games, the video game giant in a legal battle with Apple, is turning a defunct mall into a new headquarters - see inside

An attendee stops to text next to Epic Games' Fortnite sign at E3, the annual video games expo in Los Angeles. Reuters Epic Games spent $95 million on a North Carolina mall that will become its new headquarters. Epic, the maker of "Fortnite," is involved in a major lawsuit with Apple in California. Epic plans to turn the mall into a multimillion-square-foot complex. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Epic Games, the creators of the popular game "Fortnite," bought a...
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Colonial Pipeline restarts operations after massive hack

By Cathy Bussewitz, Ben Finley and Tom Foreman, Jr. | Associated Press CLEMMONS, N.C. — The nation’s largest fuel pipeline restarted operations Wednesday, days after it was forced to shut down by a gang of hackers. The disruption of Colonial Pipeline caused long lines at gas stations in the Southeast due to distribution problems and panic-buying, draining supplies at thousands of gas stations. Colonial initiated the restart of pipeline operations late Wednesday, saying in a statement that “all ...
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Tyrell Cohen, twin brother of Bears RB Tarik Cohen, found dead in North Carolina

A Raleigh man reported missing Saturday night was found dead inside a power substation Sunday morning in Wake County, officials say.
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How 4 New Jersey pools turned into a startup that just raised $10M

As the oldest of 12 children, Bunim Laskin spent much of his teen years looking for ways to help keep his siblings entertained. Noticing that a neighbor’s pool was often empty, Laskin reached out to ask if his family could use her pool. To make it worth her while, he suggested that they could help cover her expenses for maintaining the pool. Soon after, five other families had made the same arrangement with her and the pool owner had six families covering 25% of her expenses. This meant that ...
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Exhausted real estate agents say they're working around the clock to keep up with the frenzied real estate market nationwide - and there's no sign of it slowing down anytime soon

LM Otero/AP Real estate agents nationwide say they're working nonstop to meet demand from homebuyers. They describe a chaotic real estate market driven by low interest rates and a desire for more space. Experts say the soaring demand isn't expected to subside in 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. For Silicon Valley realtor Mary Pope-Handy, the last few months have been frantic. Pope-Handy, an agent with Northern California firm Sereno and a blogger who writes ...
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NAR Unveils Mentorship Program Matching Realtors® with Professionals in Underserved Areas

Chicago, IL – April 28, 2021 ( The National Association of Realtors® announced today the launch of a mentorship initiative designed to help budding professionals in underserved areas thrive in a real estate career. The program, NAR Spire, will match Realtors® with mentees from historically marginalized communities with the goal of eliminating barriers that have denied opportunities for homeownership and kept people out of America’s real estate industry. “So many Realtors®...
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Judge denies release of body-cam video in fatal shooting of Black man in North Carolina

By Ben Finley and Jonathan Drew | Associated Press ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A judge refused Wednesday to release body camera video showing North Carolina deputies shooting and killing a Black man, ruling that making the video public at this stage could jeopardize the investigation into Andrew Brown Jr.’s death. However, the judge did order authorities to allow Brown’s family to privately view five videos from body cameras and one from a dashboard camera within 10 days, with some portions blurred o...
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Survey Says: LA is California’s 6th best place to start a business

“Survey Says” looks at various rankings and scorecards that judge geographic locations, noting that these gradings are best seen as a mix of art and data science. Buzz: Irvine is ranked California’s best big city to start a business. Source: WalletHub’s review of 21 economic and demographic metrics for 100 large U.S. cities that created an overall national ranking from breakdowns for each locale’s business environment; access to resources; and business costs. Details Here’s how the 17 Californ...
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Survey Says: Irvine is California’s best place to start a business

“Survey Says” looks at various rankings and scorecards that judge geographic locations, noting that these gradings are best seen as a mix of art and data science. Buzz: Irvine is ranked California’s best big city to start a business. Source: WalletHub’s review of 21 economic and demographic metrics for 100 large U.S. cities that created an overall national ranking from breakdowns for each locale’s business environment; access to resources; and business costs. Details Here’s how the 17 Californ...
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Prepared Text of NC Gov. Cooper's State of the State Address

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The prepared remarks of North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper for the State of the State address on Monday night:
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Police Charge North Carolina Man in Killing of 4-Year-Old

Police charged a North Carolina man with murder Sunday after a 4-year-old girl was found severely injured at a Raleigh hotel and later died.
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North Carolina Man Killed in Overnight Shooting in Raleigh

Police in Raleigh are investigating a shooting that left one man dead early Sunday morning.
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New NC Highway Markers Will Highlight Local History, Lore

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Poor Naomi Wise: spurned by her lover, fished lifeless from a river, the crime of her North Carolina murder unpunished.
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Protesters Detained at Raleigh Police Brutality March

Several protesters were taken into custody Sunday night after authorities in North Carolina declared a police brutality demonstration an “unlawful assembly.”.
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Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and TOM HAYS | The Associated Press NEW YORK  — Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. He was 82. Madoff died at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, apparently from natural causes, the person said. The person was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity. Last year, Ma...
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