Top Raleigh news: NC State grad killed in jetliner downing in Iran; Steyer campaigns in state; more

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NC State grad among those killed in Ukrainian jetliner downing in Iran

A North Carolina State University graduate died in the Ukrainian jetliner crash after it was shot down in Iran last week, university officials said Saturday. 

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Steyer brings campaign to state

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer spent the weekend campaigning in North Carolina. The wealthy environmental activist came to Durham and Raleigh on Saturday before going to the Goldsboro Church of Civil Rights leader the Rev. William Barber on Sunday for an anti-poverty forum.

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2020 marks 155th anniversary of Briggs Hardware in Raleigh

The Civil War had come to a close. President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. There was no electricity. Phones and cars would come much later. Around the same time, the original Briggs Hardware building was built in Raleigh. 

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Reimer’s 41 saves help Hurricanes shut out Kings 2-0

James Reimer made 41 saves, as the Carolina Hurricanes posted a shutout for the second consecutive game with a 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. 

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