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  • Citrix Systems to lay off 900 workers

    Business software company Citrix Systems is planning to lay off 900 workers company-wide in a move to boost profitability. It's unclear how the layoffs will affect the company's 600-employee Raleigh office, which became an anchor of downtown's burgeoning... 24 minutes ago

  • Club Boulevard traffic plan in Durham survives neighbor's challenge

    The city's plan for slowing traffic on West Club Boulevard has survived another challenge from some neighborhood homeowners upset that more than a dozen historic trees will have to be felled. 2 hours ago

  • Flu killed nine more in NC last week

    Nine more people died of complications from the flu in North Carolina last week, bringing the seasonal death toll to 137, according to state officials. 46 minutes ago


A down year for deer hunting

For many Tar Heels, deer season was a disappointment. Not only was the harvest down, so were deer...

Our new food site: The Recipe

The News & Observer has a new cooking website featuring favorite recipes, hunger-inducing photos...