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Under the Dome

Gun bills filed; more coming

Four gun-rights bills have been filed in the NC Senate, including one creating a new class of “homeland security” permit-holders, who would receive badges and the right to carry concealed handguns anywhere law enforcement officers can.

North Carolina

UNC Tar Heels look ahead to 2015-16 season

The Tar Heels began the season ranked among the top six teams in the nation, and they ended it in a regional semifinal for the first time in three years. In between there was no shortage of injuries, inconsistency, second-half collapses and finally, a March renaissance of sorts.

Wake County

Holocaust recalled firsthand

Throngs of people packed two venues Sunday to hear firsthand accounts from survivors of the Holocaust, part of North Carolina’s official commemoration of the horrific genocide of 6 million Jews by the Nazis.

Wake County

Tension over Raleigh growth shows up in citizen councils

Tempers are flaring and relationships fraying as the city grapples with a new wave of development. Now the city’s 19 citizen councils have become flashpoints in debates about everything from gentrification to suburban development, prompting calls for change in a system that links Raleigh’s government and constituents.

Raleigh Deals

Under the Dome

Gun bills filed; more coming

Four gun-rights bills have been filed in the NC Senate, including one creating a new class of “homeland security” permit-holders, who would receive badges and the right to carry concealed handguns anywhere law enforcement officers can.

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