May 15, 2024 - News

The Tea: Knott wins Republican primary in the 13th

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🗳️ Brad Knott, a former federal prosecutor, has won the Republican primary runoff for North Carolina's 13th Congressional District in the Raleigh suburbs. (WRAL)

🦺 A construction worker in North Carolina dies on average every 10 days. Many of the deaths could have been prevented with common and cheap safety tools. (Charlotte Observer 🔒)

🏫 Durham County is proposing a budget that would give Durham Public Schools a $13 million increase in funding and increase the property tax rate by 3.35 cents. (ABC11)

💰 Private equity firm Cinven is trying to sell the Morrisville supply chain software company Jaggaer, formerly known as SciQuest, for roughly $3 billion. (Reuters)

🏀 UNC-Chapel Hill's Board of Trustees approved an audit of its athletic department after expressing concerns over its budget. (WRAL)

🗳️ In the statewide GOP primary runoffs Tuesday, Hal Weatherman won the nomination for lieutenant governor and Dave Boliek won the nomination for state auditor. (Associated Press)

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