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Raleigh Triangle Local and Business News

  • State reports 26 new flu-related deaths

    TamifluTwenty-six people in North Carolina died from influenza last week, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths in the state to 90 since the season began in October.

  • Commissioner reverses stance that could help bring jobs to Cumberland

    Anti-chicken plant stickerCumberland County’s pursuit of a chicken processing plant that could bring 1,000 jobs to the area has new life after the county commissioner who cast a swing vote on the initiative last week changed his mind.

  • Registration open for 2015 Komen Triangle Race for the Cure

    2014 Race for the CureRegistration is open for the 2015 Komen Triangle Race for the Cure organizers announced Thursday.

  • A new hedge fund with Duke University roots raises $7.5 million

    A new Raleigh investment fund with Duke University roots has closed on $7.5 million, according to papers filed Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

    Cresciente Global Equity Fund lists its address as a home in Raleigh’s Brier Creek community. The fund attracted four investors – putting in a minimum of $500,000 each – according to the securities filing. The first sale happened Jan. 1.

    Geoffrey Keegan, manager of new investment outlet Creciente Partners Investment Management,…

  • Data breach confirmed by parking service that shuttles to RDU

    Two airport parking services have confirmed data breaches this week, including one that shuttles travelers to Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

    Kentucky-based OneStopParking provides airport parking at hotels near the airport – such as the DoubleTree Hilton and the Microtel Inn and Suites – and shuttles you to and from the airport. It operates at various locations, including Raleigh.

    Atlanta-based Park ‘N Fly, while not operating at RDU, does operate out of Charlotte.

    Both have confirmed…