Raleigh, North Carolina

The Raleigh Police Department fired Omar Abdullah after the city paid $2 million to settle a wrongful arrest suit from several of the men.
About a million public school students were out of the classroom.
The places still in the running include 17 U.S. cities, one Canadian city and two other U.S. locations.
Mariah Woods, 3, is presumed dead by authorities.
"Shout & Shine" is a forward-thinking showcase of a traditional music genre.
“I have blood all over me, and there’s a bloody knife on the bed. And I think I did it,” the man told a 911 dispatcher.
"We know she is in need of help," her friend said.
"I think his conscience was bothering him," the sheriff said.
Micah Speed, 15, said a white student harassed and threatened him for two months before the altercation.
The indie, roots rockers' free event is set for 6 to 10 p.m. at Trophy on Maywood, 656 Maywood Ave., on Thursday, Feb. 2
As I've previously pointed out in McCrory's House Bill 2: A Brief Outline of its Five "Parts," only one part of that five-part bill is about bathrooms, and HB2 provides no remedy if anyone uses the "wrong" restroom.
Few people have received as much love around the world as Muhammad Ali did during his lifetime. It was about more than his athletic ability; he was loved for sacrificing his career for the sake of social justice.
With HB 2, Pat McCrory fleeces every worker of employment protections including the right to sue in state court for discrimination based on "race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap."
One step up from a tent, HGA's new camper cabins pack a lot more punch. Whitetail Cabin, by HGA; Paul Crosby Photography
It's to be expected that a major Southern city like Raleigh, N.C., would have a strong traditional basis for its food. The fact is, you have to do a bit of research and ask a lot of questions to find what you might think of as old-fashioned, down-home fare in the South.
THE UMSTEAD HOTEL AND SPA 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary, NC 919-447-4000 theumstead.com Built by local philanthropist and
The city also has its own widely heralded Carolina Ballet Company and is home to the North Carolina Symphony and North Carolina
Louis Sullivan, father of the American skyscraper, posed the definitive question about that new architectural form back in 1896: "What is the chief characteristic of the tall office building?" he asked in an essay titled "The Tall Building Artfully Considered."