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Raleigh Triangle Local and Business News

  • LeBron James says he's returning to Cavaliers

    Cavaliers 3 Way Trade BasketballLeBron James’ latest decision is in: He’s returning to Cleveland.

  • Judge plans to grant bond for Durham double murder convict awaiting new trial

    A Superior Court judge in Durham is considering bail for a man imprisoned 20 years after a double murder conviction that was marked by misconduct by Durham police and the former district attorney who falsely prosecuted the Duke lacrosse case.

  • NCDOT warns of new N.C. Quick Pass scam

    Attention, Triangle Expressway drivers: A new scam could target your N.C. Quick Pass account.

    N.C. Department of Transportation has received reports of customers in several states – North Carolina included – receiving fraudulent emails asking recipients to pay their outstanding toll balances.

    The subject line is “Payment for driving on Toll Road”, and the email contains a link.

    “DO NOT CLICK on this link,” warns NCDOT.

    Drivers using a toll road without a transponder will receive a…

  • Wake and Orange counties get $31,000 to survey historic properties

    Wake and Orange counties have been awarded a combined $31,000 in federal grant money to document local historic properties.

    The money will be used to pay consultants to conduct architectural surveys – identifying properties that might be eligible for Historic Landmark or National Register designations, says Gary Roth, president and CEO of Capital Area Preservation.

    There is a separate application process required for properties to gain either of those designations.

    Wake County received $16,000…

  • Triangle social entrepreneurs: Here's your shot at $5K

    Consulting firm Vivisum Partners is looking for a few good entrepreneurs – specifically those who could use $5,000.

    The Durham firm has initiated what it’s calling the 2014 Meaningful Work Grant, but it’s not just a check. It’s free consulting – 50 hours over the course of eight months of what it calls “organizational strategy consulting.”

    Specifically, it’s looking for socially-oriented startups “whose primary objective is to increase the general welfare of the local community,…