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Top Raleigh news: City to vote on mandatory face coverings; no cuts in funding for police; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 16, 2020.

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

Raleigh businesses learning insurance doesn't always cover broken glass after looting

Reliable Jewelry and many other downtown businesses are still boarded up and owners are still trying to recover.

Read the full story on ABC11 WTVD.

NC Senate moves to fund long-discussed African American monuments in downtown Raleigh

Funding, left in question after last year's budget veto, will be re-introduced, may pass soon.

Read the full story on WRAL TV.

Wake County, Raleigh to vote on mandatory face coverings 

Orange and Durham counties already have public face-covering requirements. Gov. Roy Cooper has also previously discussed making face coverings in public a statewide requirement.

Read the full story on ABC11 WTVD.

Man arrested after 2 taken to hospital after overnight shootings in Raleigh

Raleigh police responded to two shootings on Sunday night. Both victims are expected to survive. It's not known if the shootings are connected.

Read the full story on ABC11 WTVD.

Raleigh City Council unanimously approves budget; no cuts in funding for police

The budget includes $111 million for the Raleigh Police Department, which is essentially level funding from the year before, and the meeting included no talk of cutting funds for the police. 

Read the full story on WRAL TV.


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