Choppers ferry injured in Nepal; new mudslide hits village

Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the injured and delivering emergency supplies. Officials said 250 villagers were feared missing in a new mudslide.

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Wake County leaders learn lessons from Austin, Texas

Local elected officials – including Wake County school board members – and community and business leaders are returning to the Triangle Tuesday after wrapping up a visit ot see what they could learn from Austin. Texas. Austin was picked for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Inter-City Visit & Leadership Conference, organizers say, because it parallels Raleigh in many ways.

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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.


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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