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💰 The Wake County Board of Commissioners approved a $2 billion budget, which includes an increase in funding for Wake County Public Schools and an increase in property taxes. (WRAL)

📹 Greenville, N.C. native Jimmy Donaldson, aka MrBeast, now has the most YouTube subscribers in the world. (News & Observer 🔒)

🌮 Raleigh restaurant Brookside Bodega has closed and is being replaced by Mexican restaurant and bar Otomi Comida y Cocteles. (Triangle Business Journal 🔒)

A group that raised more than $500,000 for UNC fraternity members that protected a U.S. flag during a pro-Palestinian protest is planning an invite-only "epic rager" in their honor on Labor Day. (WRAL)

  • The group was organized by defense consultant John Noonan, who has advised moderate Republican politicians. Noonan has said he isn't affiliated with any of the fraternities.

💰 Tepper Sports & Entertainment, the group that owns the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte FC, is asking for $650 million in taxpayer money to renovate Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. (Axios Charlotte)

⚾️ The University of Evansville baseball team rallied to upset top-seeded East Carolina with a 6-5 victory in Monday's regional championship in Greenville. (Courier & Press)

  • UNC baseball defeated LSU 4-3 yesterday to advance to the Super Regional in Chapel Hill, where they'll host West Virginia.
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