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NC House backs off proposed ban on development impact fees

A bill that proposed to strip North Carolina counties and municipalities of their authority to impose impact and other regulatory fees on new construction was scaled back by a House committee on Thursday. Local officials say doing away with fees on development will shift the burden of growth on existing taxpayers.

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March for Science in Raleigh protests Trump policies

Video: Science advocates took to the streets of downtown Raleigh on Earth Day to fight for science in conjunction with the March for Science. They oppose policies and budget priorities put forward by the Trump administration.
Adam Jennings newsobserver.com
March for Science in Raleigh protests Trump policies 2:18

March for Science in Raleigh protests Trump policies

Caraleigh Commons comes to Maywood Avenue 1:46

Caraleigh Commons comes to Maywood Avenue

Ballet company helps kids at homeless shelters share a love for dance 1:06

Ballet company helps kids at homeless shelters share a love for dance

Raleigh won't collect yard waste in black plastic bags 0:35

Raleigh won't collect yard waste in black plastic bags