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December 5, 2013 12:10 PM

After building suspense, mayor announces that Billy Joel is coming to Raleigh

With television news cameras in place and an unusual amount of fanfare - the sort generally reserved for the likes of U2 and former Beatles - Mayor Nancy McFarlane held a news conference Thursday morning to announce that PNC Arena would play host to a 2014 concert by Billy Joel in February.

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