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Raleigh Triangle Local and Business News

  • No. 4 Duke tops No. 6 Louisville 63-52, snaps 2-game slide

    Duke looks to rebound at LouisvilleJahlil Okafor scored 14 second-half points, Amile Jefferson added 19 and No. 4 Duke dominated No. 6 Louisville inside for a 63-52 victory on Saturday.

  • Game Blog: NC State prevails for 72-63 win at Florida State

    Duke NC State BasketballNC State managed to score down the stretch to survive a 9-29 outing in the second half for the 72-63 win.

  • Delta flight evacuated at RDU after threat on social media

    Delta flight evacuated at RDU after social media threatA Delta flight from Atlanta to Raleigh-Durham International Airport was evacuated after landing Saturday afternoon due to a bomb threat made on social media, airport officials said.

  • Timmons Group buys a second environmental engineering firm in Triangle region

    The Timmons Group engineering firm is expanding its presence in the Triangle again with its second company acquisition in the region in the last seven months.

    A spokesperson for Timmons Group based in Richmond, Va., confirms that the company has acquired Mitchell Environmental of Fuquay-Varina, an environmental and soil sciences firm founded by Scott Mitchell in 2006.

    Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

    Timmons Group has four offices located in North Carolina: Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro…

  • Chiquita spurs N.C. incentives debate

    First, Mercedes-Benz chose Atlanta over the Triangle for its corporate headquarters. Next, Chiquita, less than four years after a splashy move to Charlotte from Cincinnati, disclosed plans to leave within 12 to 18 months, taking 320 jobs out of the city.

    With those high-profile relocations setting the scene, expect to hear plenty of discussion in the N.C. General Assembly this winter and spring about incentives and how they are awarded. Gov. Pat McCrory said this month he lacks the tools to recruit…