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Memorial for reporter Mark Binker is Friday. Here’s how to donate in his memory

Veteran North Carolina political journalist Mark Binker died at age 43.
Veteran North Carolina political journalist Mark Binker died at age 43.

Friends and family of political journalist Mark Binker plan to gather at 3 p.m. Friday (May 12) for his memorial service.

The service is open to the public. It will take place in the Fletcher Opera Theater at downtown Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

Binker died last month at age 43. He worked for WRAL the past five years and joined the N.C. Insider, a state government newsletter owned by The News & Observer, in March. He is survived by his wife, Marla, and sons, Max, 10, and Mason, 13.

There are a couple of ways to donate money in Binker’s memory.

Checks can be sent to a bank account at the following address:

Marla Binker

in Memory of Mark Binker

Branch Banking and Trust

6659 Falls of Neuse Road

Raleigh, NC 27615

Online donations can be made at https://www.youcaring.com/marksfamilymaxmasonmarla-813480

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