Houston Investor Murthy Reflects on Tech’s High & Low Points in 2017

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A series of events this year—from the Equifax data breach to the foreign use of social media to influence the U.S. presidential election—has prompted some to question the utopian promise of innovation, especially when it comes to Web companies and cybersecurity.

Legislators return to Raleigh for special session

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The session is expected to last at least two days and tackle several polarizing issues

Missing Raleigh airport worker found alive in Va.

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RALEIGH — A woman reported missing from her job at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport on June 26, has been found alive in Virginia Beach, according to the Airport Authority Police Department

Thieves steal flags from Justice Department building in Raleigh (Video)

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RALEIGH — Police patrolling North Carolina's state government complex are still trying to find people they say stole the U.S. and state flags from atop the Justice Department building in the middle of the night

Raleigh mom arrested after video of smoking baby goes viral, police say

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RALEIGH (AP) — A mother was arrested by North Carolina police after a video of her infant child smoking a small cigar set off a social media effort to get authorities involved

2 killed in Raleigh shootings

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RALEIGH — Police in North Carolina's capital city are investigating a pair of shootings that killed two people and injured two others

Flags stolen from Justice Department building in Raleigh

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RALEIGH — Police patrolling North Carolina's state government complex are still trying to find people they say stole the U.S. and state flags from atop the Justice Department building in the middle of the night

Raleigh police officer arrested for passing obscenity

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RALEIGH — State law enforcement officials have accused a North Carolina police officer of using an anonymous texting app to send pictures of his genitals to women and to solicit for sex

Raleigh gives pay raises to policemen, firefighters

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Workers for North Carolina's capital city are getting a pay raise, with the biggest pay raises going to police officers and firefighters

Residents assess damage after downtown Raleigh fire

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RALEIGH — Residents of downtown Raleigh have been allowed to pick up belongings at dwellings near where a massive fire broke out several days ago

Trump draws boisterous crowd in Raleigh

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Committee examines Confederate monument relocation request in Raleigh

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RALEIGH — A group of academic historians, preservationists and business people are meeting for the first time to evaluate the request by Democratic Gov.

4 shot after fireworks show in Raleigh; one critically hurt

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Police say four people were shot Tuesday night in downtown Raleigh after the Fourth of July fireworks display

Raleigh's Millbrook Road reopens after sinkhole repair

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — A major road in Raleigh has reopened after sinkhole repairs

Man dies after catching fire in Raleigh

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Police say they do not suspect foul play in the death of a man who caught fire near Capital Boulevard in Raleigh Friday night

Hikers discover woman's body along trail north of Raleigh

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RALEIGH — Hikers have discovered a woman's body at a North Carolina state park

Raleigh bureau: $3 million lost in LGBT law cancelations

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RALEIGH — The agency that promotes tourism in Raleigh says losses have reached $3 million because of cancelations prompted by the protests of the state's LBGT law

Watch Donald Trump live in Raleigh today

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Trump's Raleigh campaign rally is scheduled for 3 p.m. Donald J. at the J.S. Dorton Arena

Raleigh apartment complex bans bookmobile

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RALEIGH — Residents of a West Raleigh apartment complex are questioning a policy that has banned a school’s bookmobile but allows ice cream trucks on the property

43-year-old woman fatally hit crossing Raleigh road

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RALEIGH — A 43-year-old woman was fatally struck as she crossed a Raleigh road

Maryland, NC State headline NCAA women's field in Raleigh

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Maryland will begin the NCAA Tournament on the road for the first time since 2007. At least the Terrapins were sent to the familiar territory of Atlantic Coast Conference country

Raleigh man accused of stealing street sweeper, driving around mall parking lot

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A Raleigh man faces charges of larceny, driving while impaired and hit and run

At least 10 more arrested protesting GOP moves in Raleigh

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RALEIGH — At least 10 protesters have been arrested in North Carolina after they disrupted debate over Republican-led legislation that they say will strip powers from the incoming Democratic governor

Update: Massive fire consumes downtown Raleigh apartment building (Video)

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A massive fire broke out Thursday night at an under-construction apartment building in downtown Raleigh, at the site of the former Greyhound Terminal

Expect little on vetoes when lawmakers return to Raleigh

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Roy Cooper’s vetoes, their mandated reason for coming back to Raleigh for at least one day General Assembly is returning today from a five-week hiatus, but don’t expect legislators to consider overriding Democratic Gov.

Residents assess damage after downtown Raleigh fire

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Residents of downtown Raleigh have been allowed to pick up belongings at dwellings near where a massive fire broke out several days ago

Pedestrian killed in Raleigh

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RALEIGH — A motorist who struck and killed a pedestrian Saturday night along a busy Raleigh thoroughfare faces a drunken driving charge

'Moral March on Raleigh' begins under new leadership

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The brother of a civil rights activist murdered almost 50 years ago in Mississippi is among those scheduled to speak at an annual march for social justice in North Carolina's capital

$2.3 million missing from Raleigh register of deeds office; 4 people indicted

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RALEIGH — A grand jury has indicted four people in connection with the disappearance of more than $2 million from a North Carolina register of deeds office

Second-place candidate wants runoff for Raleigh mayor

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The man who finished second in the race for Raleigh mayor wants a runoff vote

Carrboro, Raleigh among first to step up for Sunday morning alcohol sales

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RALEIGH (AP) — Some North Carolina local governments are stepping up to the bar quickly to start Sunday morning alcohol sales after North Carolina Gov.

Raleigh cop sues Starbucks over free coffee

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A free cup of hot Starbucks coffee might cost the company $50,000 if a jury sides with the Raleigh police officer who spilled it on himself

Donald Trump slams ‘corrupt’ Hillary Clinton at Raleigh rally on eve of election

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RALEIGH — Republican Donald Trump rallied thousands of supporters Monday afternoon at the N.C. State Fairgrounds, making a final pitch to battleground North Carolina one day before the election

Raleigh police investigate shooting death

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Police in Raleigh are investigating a shooting death

Dozens arrested after health-care protest in Raleigh

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RALEIGH — North Carolina NAACP leader Rev. William Barber is among more than 30 people arrested inside the state Legislative Building as they protested Republican lawmakers' refusal to expand Medicaid coverage

Raleigh police arrest teen in fatal shooting after fireworks

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RALEIGH — Authorities in North Carolina have arrested a teen who they say fatally shot a man and injured three others following a fireworks show

Confederate monument in Raleigh vandalized

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RALEIGH — Another Confederate monument has been vandalized in North Carolina

Police search for woman missing from Raleigh airport

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RALEIGH — Police are searching for a woman who they say has been missing since going on break from her job at a North Carolina airport

Raleigh blames flushed wipes for sewage spill

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The city of Raleigh says a buildup of flushed wipes caused a spill over the weekend that put nearly 23,000 gallons of sewage into Walnut Creek

Raleigh man bought beer for teens killed in wreck early Sunday, ALE agents say

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RALEIGH — A Raleigh man was arrested Tuesday night on charges of buying beer Saturday for three teens who died in a crash on Buffalo Road early Sunday and for two other teens