LOCAL: On Thursday, the Orange County Water and Sewer Authority will hear petitions from citizens who want the county to stop fluoridating public water. And in Durham on Thursday, Board of Health directors will hear from a subcommittee that was asked to look into the issue.
STATE: New election districts for the Wake County school board became law Wednesday with passage of a legislative overhaul of how and when votes are cast in North Carolina’s largest school system.
NATIONAL: The government reported Wednesday that the U.S. budget deficit widened in May by $139 billion. But the annual deficit stayed on track to finish below $1 trillion for the first time since 2008.