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Going to ‘Halloween’? AMC Theatres reminds you to leave the Michael Myers mask at home AMC Theatres has a reminder for its customers planning to see the likely-blockbuster “Halloween” this weekend. Leave the scary Michael Myers mask at home. “In the spirit of ‘Halloween,’ and … Click to Continue »
Social media goes purple for Spirit Day to fight bullying of LGBT youth
To raise awareness for LGBT individuals affected by bullying, celebrities and companies went purple on Thursday -- both in their wardrobes and on their social media profiles.
Putin: Russia would only use its nuclear arms in retaliation President Vladimir Putin says Russia would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack. Putin said Thursday Russia's military doctrine doesn't envisage a preventative nuclear strike. … Click to Continue »
Chapel Hill Town Council, public tell developer to rethink hotel expansion, condos A plan to expand the Residence Inn by Marriott hotel near the corner of Erwin Road and U.S. 15-501, and to add 135 condos next door didn’t find any supporters … Click to Continue »
Fall for Cary Festival Expands Across Downtown in 10th Year Fall for Cary Festival Expands Across Downtown in 10th Year

Last year's Fall for Cary Festival brought more than 5,000 people to Downtown Cary and this year has even more in store as two new areas are added along W Chatham Street and events are looped in to keep guests occupied all day long.

Continue reading Fall for Cary Festival Expands Across Downtown in 10th Year at CaryCitizen.

Woman caught on camera running to stranger's front door in Spring, Texas and abandoning 2-year-old boy
DISTURBING VIDEO: The smiling woman abandoned the unknown little boy at the front door of a home and ran away.
Have fun, help others: Help hurricane victims for free State Fair admission today
Food Lion Hunger Relief Day at the N.C. State Fair 2017The annual Food Lion Hunger Relief Day is Thursday, October 18 and if you bring five cans of food to the N.C. State Fair on Thursday you will receive one free admission ticket! This is such a great deal and a wonderful way to help our neighbors in need! Read on for some specific deals on canned food this week that will get you in to the fair for less than $2.00!
Mississippi man charged with shooting off-duty Fayetteville police officer
Joseph EdwardsA man was charged Wednesday night in connection with the Monday night shooting of an off-duty Fayetteville police officer in Sampson County.
Flags lowered across the state to remember NC trooper killed in duty
Trooper Kevin ConnerFlags across the state are being lowered to half-staff in memory of Trooper Kevin Conner, the 65th N.C. Highway Patrol officer to be killed in duty.
Bird Electric Scooters Arrive in Cary Bird Electric Scooters Arrive in Cary

If you've been to any nearby colleges or large urban areas, you have likely seen the various brands of rentable electric scooters either in use or laying in wait. Now one of these scooter brands is in Cary and town staff are waiting to see how they should be regulated.

Continue reading Bird Electric Scooters Arrive in Cary at CaryCitizen.

Family of 'Cold medicine murder' victim speaks to ABC
Matthew Phelps pleaded guilty to killing his wife, Lauren. Now her family is speaking against domestic violence.
https://abc11.com/4502588/

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