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Published on June 25, 2020
Top Raleigh news: 3 women charged in I-40 slowdown protest; man, woman charged in fatal shootingPhoto: Ron Cogswell/Flickr

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Raleigh.

3 women charged with impeding traffic during morning protest on I-40

Three women face charges of reckless driving and impeding traffic by slow speed for their role in a slowdown protest on Interstate 40 Wednesday morning.

Read the full story on WRAL TV.

Governor extends Phase 2 until July 17, new mask requirement starts Friday

Gov. Roy Cooper said the state's Phase Two of reopening will be extended another three weeks, and a mask requirement will be in place Friday.

Read the full story on WNCN.

Man, woman charged in fatal downtown shooting

Two people have been charged in the weekend fatal shooting of a man in downtown Raleigh. Elliott Cheatham, 43, was shot around 7 p.m. Saturday near the 1100 block of Blount Street. He was transported to WakeMed, where he later died.

Read the full story on WRAL TV.

Wake County activists now focus on making sure protesters get out to vote

Many activists are hoping to turn the momentum from marches into votes.

Read the full story on WNCN.

Raleigh teens who started mask company give $25K donation to WakeMed

The $25,000 donation from Raleigh brothers Connor and Dylan Clark will go toward helping WakeMed's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full story on ABC11 WTVD.

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