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Downtown Raleigh filled Wednesday with thousands of teachers who marched in the morning and rallied in the afternoon rain as they demanded that lawmakers do more to raise teacher pay and education spending in North Carolina. Read more.
Computer giant Apple is actively considering locating some of its operations in Research Triangle Park. Read more.
A 3-inch-long fresh-water mussel could be the focus of the next legal showdown over the planned Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Read more.
UNC Board of Governors members and upcoming chairman Harry Smith bring business know-how to university campuses. But they can sometimes cross the line into management and risk conflict. Read more.
A complaint filed in Wake County Superior Court in January 2018 paints a haunting picture of sexual abuse allegations at The Montessori School of Raleigh. A teacher faces multiple child-sex charges, and the school's leader is accused of turning a blind eye. Read more.