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Wake schools seek more money from county

The Wake County school board is asking county commissioners for $1.98 billion to fund school construction through 2023. School board members also say commissioners need to fully fund the district’s request for a $35.7 million increase in its operating budget.

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Wake schools considering cutting services to deal with $16.8 million shortfall

Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton discusses why the district is considering cutting services and raising fees to help deal with a potential $16.8 million budget shortfall.
Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
Wake schools considering cutting services to deal with $16.8 million shortfall 02:00

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Saying goodbye to Brooks 01:12

Saying goodbye to Brooks

Wake Forest pitcher on her wicked change-up 00:35

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Tony award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long on growing up at Raleigh Little Theatre 01:34

Tony award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long on growing up at Raleigh Little Theatre