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Top Raleigh news: Double homicide reflects violent trend; clinic hopes to cut infant mortality rate

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Double homicide reflects violent trend in Raleigh

Police found two people dead inside a car in northeast Raleigh late Monday. Teleah Janae Richmond, 27, and Taferious Traquail Cannady, 24, were found shot to death on McGuire Drive, off Perry Creek Road, at about 11 p.m., police said.

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Raleigh women’s clinic has unique approach to cut infant mortality rate

Having a baby is usually a time of joy, but of every thousand babies born in North Carolina, statistics show seven will die before their first birthday. 

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Pier 1 is closing almost half of its stores, including four in the Triangle

The home decor retailer will close two Raleigh locations, but keep other locations in the area open and online services operating.

Read the full story on The News & Observer.

Triangle cooking competition pits top chefs against each other, raises money for charity

It is a combination of two things everybody loves — good food and classic cars. The Lucy Daniels Center is hosting “Cooking for a Classic” beginning on Feb. 24. 

Read the full story on WNCN.

WalletHub ranks Raleigh among best state capitals for cost of living

Raleigh came in second place behind Austin, TX.

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