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WakeUP Wake lobbies for full school funding increase

WakeUP Wake County wants people to speak at Monday’s Wake County Board of Commissioners’ budget public hearings in support of the school system’s requested $48.3 million funding increase. County Manager Jim Hartmann has recommended providing $34.6 million.

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NCDOT’s BeltlineJam project begins moving traffic onto the I-40 shoulder

Construction crews rebuilding Raleigh’s southern Beltline are scheduled Friday night to start pushing traffic into three outside lanes in each direction on Interstate 40. The first lane shifts will be on westbound I-40, starting at Lake Wheeler Road. Traffic backups are expected Friday night when I-40 is reduced to two lanes at 9 p.m. and one lane about 11 p.m.

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