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There are plenty of organizations and ways to give back on Giving Tuesday and during the holiday season.   Here are some ideas from our friends at Donate money The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina will double all donations made in the month of December, so just $10 can help provide 100 meals. […]

Both Raleigh and Durham are at risk for severe weather today. The Triangle and northeastern parts of North Carolina are under a level 2 risk for severe weather on Friday. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said strong thunderstorms could hit any part of central North Carolina, but storms are most likely in Raleigh, Durham, Rocky Mount […]

Researchers say the connection that minority students have with minority teachers can help them academically as well as socially. WRAL will discuss the topic tonight at 5:30. source: Researchers say that kind of connection is crucial, especially between students and teachers of color, and can help minority students perform better in reading and math, score […]

Let it snow, let it snow!  Meteorologists say we should see snow in the Triangle some time around Saturday night into Sunday morning. Snow will be more likely farther west with rain more likely in the counties east of the triangle. How much will be get?  Meteorologists say it’s still too early to predict. See the […]

  WHAT! For us fry lovers, those delicious fries to us aren’t delicious for us.  According to WRAL’s Eric Rimm, a Harvard professor, the beloved fast food is a “starch bomb.” He says that if you must indulge your craving, limit it to only six fries. Potatoes can be okay but, being fried in oil increases […]

  Looking for a job?  Need help getting ready?  Join WRAL and a list of employers looking for employees for the career expo job fair. TODAY … Thursday 8/16/18 Capital Area Workforce 10am – 2pm The McKimmon Center NCSU 1101 Gorman St. Raleigh, NC CLICK HERE to find out more

Raleigh is ranked as the best city to drive in, in the country. The research compared the 100 largest cities in 29 different areas, including hours spent in congestion and gas prices.

  Get ready for a muggy 4th of July.  According to WRAL meteorologists the temperatures will range in the 90’s but storm are forthcoming. According to meteorologist Aimee Wilmoth, Monday will be especially hot, with a high in the upper 90s and heat indexes close to 105 degrees…”Factoring humidity, it could feel like 105 degrees […]

Looking for great deals on flowers, candy and cards for Valentine’s Day?  Here’s where you can get a dozen roses for as low as $7.98. source: Roses Dollar General: Fresh single rose, $2.00 (available in most stores starting 2/10) Aldi: Rose bouquet with 6 roses, $3.99 – great price (get 2 of these and you’ll […]

    WRAL -TV 5 news anchor Gerald Owens and gave us this Weekend’s Wrap Up, a recap of the big stories from over the weekend.         Text “LIGHT” To 37890 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone else!…Standard Messaging Rates Apply LIKE The Light On Facebook To Keep […]