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Monthly Archives: July 2014

  • Jury selection begins in trial for slain Duke grad student

    Laurence Lovette Jr.Jury selection begins Monday in the trial against Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr., who is accused in the 2008 shooting death of a Duke University graduate student.

  • Wake Forest man claims self-defense in shooting death

    Calvin RayWhen Calvin Anderson Ray looked through his peephole and saw Jeffrey Baylon Mitchell on the other end, Ray said he knew it was trouble. Ray, 89, said he shot and killed Mitchell, 47, Saturday evening in self-defense.

  • Cooler weather will be 'payoff' after storms

    7-Day ForecastCooler temperatures will reach the Triangle this week, but not until after some severe weather.

  • Shoppes at Bedford in Raleigh sold to Durham investment group

    Local real estate investor Jeffery Smith of Cary has sold the Shoppes at Bedford retail center on Falls River Avenue in north Raleigh for $3.15 million.

    The buyer was an investment group led by Andrew Widmark of Mark Properties in Durham, according to deed records.

    The 29,074-square-foot shopping center was 96 percent occupied at the time of the sale, says Andrew Margulies, associate director for Marcus & Millichap’s National Retail Group, who represented Smith and his partners in the deal.


  • RTP drug company gets access to IBM supercomputer

    Cloud Pharmaceuticals unveiled expansion of its drug design and development program and was granted 1 million core-hours on an IBM super computer.

    With an office in Research Triangle Park, Cloud performs early-stage drug development. It casts a wide net to find potential new drugs or therapies and then licenses them to other companies to carry the development baton forward. Cloud will have access to Mira, a 10-petaflops IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility to…