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Top basketball recruit Brandon Ingram chooses Duke

Brandon Ingram, the 6-foot-9 Kinston High School standout who was considered perhaps the top uncommitted prospect in the class of 2015, ended a years-long recruiting competition on Monday by announcing he will play at Duke next season.

Shop Talk

Renovation of Cary's Waverly Place helps attract small businesses

When Red Hot & Blue opens next month, it will mark a reunion for the restaurant that once flourished for about 18 years at Waverly Place. After cycling through three different owners and a $15 million renovation, the Cary mall is working with small businesses to build a unique community on the shopping center’s 26-acre campus.

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Prosecutor: 2 exams found James Holmes to be sane

A prosecutor declared that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting so that he could inflict more “collateral damage.”

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Politics & Government

2016 rivals united in calls for justice overhaul

“This really does reflect a huge change in the political momentum from decades when parties and candidates competed to see who could be the most flamboyantly punitive,” said Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University’s School of Law. Now, he said, “there’s a competition for reform and to take on the issue of mass incarceration. It’s really unheard of in recent decades.”

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