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Raleigh Triangle Local and Business News

  • Key US military command's Twitter, YouTube sites hacked

    Military HackedThe Twitter and YouTube sites of the military’s U.S. Central Command were taken over Monday by hackers claiming to be working on behalf of the Islamic State militants. American and coalition fighters have been targeting the group with airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.

  • Steady rain, coming chill could turn roads to ice by Wednesday morning

    Chance for ice Jan. 14, 2015The work week started cloudy, rainy and chilly, but the air will remain warm enough to keep any precipitation of the liquid variety, for now.

  • White House: US should have sent other officials to Paris

    India US KerryIn a rare public admission of error, the White House said Monday the U.S. should have sent a high-level official to an anti-terror march in Paris that was attended by more than 40 world leaders.

  • Governor, Raleigh mayor sign Dix agreement

    Dorothea DixGov. Pat McCrory’s administration and Raleigh officials have reached a deal to sell the 308-acre Dorothea Dix property to the city, which hopes it will become a “destination park” for the region.

  • Durham's Chimerix gets 'important' 20-year patent protection

    Durham drug developer Chimerix (Nasdaq: CMRX) will enjoy patent protection on its drugs through 2034.

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office allowed Chimerix a patent covering a method of synthesis and the commercial morphic form of brincidofovir, the drug developer’s lead product. With the addition of this most recent patent, composition of matter coverage for brincidofovir in the U.S. is expected to extend to October 2034.

    In tests, brincidofovir has shown antiviral activity against all five families…