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Raleigh-Cary metro area leads NC in growth

More than 1.3 million people live in the Raleigh-Cary metropolitan area, defined as Wake, Johnston and Franklin counties, up 2.5 percent in the year ending last June 30, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The Raleigh metro area is the fastest growing in North Carolina, followed by Charlotte, which grew 2 percent during that time.

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NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting

Diane Robertson, political chair of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP, speaks at a rally outside U.S. Rep. David Price's office in Chapel Hill Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Open
Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com
NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting 1:34

NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting

Mexican immigrant tells her story at NAACP rally in Chapel HIll 0:57

Mexican immigrant tells her story at NAACP rally in Chapel HIll

DA says Copeland family wanted Suarez held responsible for death of their son 1:59

DA says Copeland family wanted Suarez held responsible for death of their son

Attorney for Suarez says accident was human error and not related to immigration status 1:40

Attorney for Suarez says accident was human error and not related to immigration status