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Flash Flood Watch
ABC11 First Alert Weather Forecast for the Triangle, Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville, Cary
Pakistan picks former chief justice as caretaker premier Pakistan's ruling party and the opposition have selected a former chief justice as the country's caretaker prime minister for an interim two-month period. Incumbent Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, whose … Click to Continue »
Pakistan picks former chief justice as caretaker premier Pakistan's ruling party and the opposition have selected a former chief justice as the country's caretaker prime minister for an interim two-month period. Incumbent Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, whose … Click to Continue »
The Latest: German official hopes for pro-Europe Italy gov't The Latest on Italy's political crisis (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Germany's deputy foreign minister says he hopes there will be a "stable, pro-European" government in Italy soon, but has … Click to Continue »
The Latest: German official hopes for pro-Europe Italy gov't The Latest on Italy's political crisis (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Germany's deputy foreign minister says he hopes there will be a "stable, pro-European" government in Italy soon, but has … Click to Continue »
Head of major Chinese bank found dead in apparent suicide State media say the head of a major bank in northern China has been found dead in his office in an apparent suicide. Official media said Tianjin Rural Commercial Bank … Click to Continue »
Head of major Chinese bank found dead in apparent suicide State media say the head of a major bank in northern China has been found dead in his office in an apparent suicide. Official media said Tianjin Rural Commercial Bank … Click to Continue »
Winning race for 2nd place at 600 leaves Martin Truex Jr. frustrated ... again Two summers ago, in the same infield media-center room, Martin Truex Jr. sat down as a no-surprise-here winner. But on Sunday night, at Charlotte Motor Speedway, he found himself on … Click to Continue »
Chapel Hill couple credited with saving girl from drowning
Chapel Hill couple saves girl from drowningA Chapel Hill girl is safe after complete strangers jumped in to save her from drowning last weekend.
Grounded balloons give guests a chance to test their guts
Freedom Balloon FestAlthough the balloons were not flying because of inclement weather, visitors to the Freedom Balloon Fest in Fuquay-Varina on Sunday got a chance to get up close with the pilots at the afternoon meet-and-greet.
Showers develop overnight; everyone will be wet
Maze: 1 to 3Much of central North Carolina will be under a flash flood watch effective Monday at 1 a.m. and lasting into Tuesday as subtropical storm Alberto passes to the west.
NC high school basketball player dies at Nike Event
A player for a North Carolina youth basketball team collapsed and died on the court at a tournament in Virginia.
President George H.W. Bush hospitalized after experiencing low blood pressure Sunday
Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to Southern Maine Health care Sunday afternoon after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue.
Ellicott City flooding: Baltimore area hit by flash floods for second time in as many years
Less than two years after a flash flood that left two people dead, a Maryland town once again found itself underwater Sunday.
Amazon items for toddlers
If you're looking to scoop up a few things for your little one from Amazon, Me and Lily, a blog site, has a list of 25 items you may want to consider.
Business Bits: Kildaire Farm Road, Morrisville and More Business Bits: Kildaire Farm Road, Morrisville and More

Just this week, Cary got some major business news as IKEA announced it is no longer coming to the town. But there is more business news with new stores opening and announcing their arrival.

Continue reading Business Bits: Kildaire Farm Road, Morrisville and More at CaryCitizen.

Throughout North Carolina, Charter Schools Are Creating Racial Imbalances and Disrupting Public Education. One Durham Charter Wants to Be Part of the Solution. Central Park School for Children was one of just three charters in the state to close so teachers could protest on May 16. Throughout North Carolina, charter schools are creating racial imbalances. One Durham charter wants to be part of the solution.…

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