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Wake leaders quarrel over housing committee

In a rare display, Wake County commissioners on Monday quarreled openly not just in their meeting but on Facebook. Commissioners Jessica Holmes and John Burns argued over Burns’ desire to delay the adopt of rules and members for the new Affordable Housing Steering Committee.

Politics & Government

In Raleigh, critics decry sale of property on Caswell Square

On Tuesday, the Council of State will be asked to approve the sale of three vacant buildings on a third of an acre in downtown Raleigh to a private developer for $1.75 million. But critics say that financial windfall for the state comes at the price of selling off a piece of its heritage: Part of one of the five squares laid out in the original plan for Raleigh in 1792.

Videos

New Wake County program for blind and deaf students

Aaron Marcin, principal of Lead Mine Elementary School in Raleigh, discusses hosting the Wake County school system's first program for students who are both legally blind and deaf.
Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
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New Wake County program for blind and deaf students

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Dusty's Service Center owner says goodbye as Boylan Heights faces big changes

North Raleigh school has new playground for students with disabilities 0:38

North Raleigh school has new playground for students with disabilities

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A unique, amazing, overzealous, independent, headstrong, hippie with a heart of gold