Tyler Dukes

Tyler Dukes


Investigative reporter at @WRAL specializing in data and public records. 2017 @niemanfdn fellow. Powered by gas station coffee and Eastern NC barbecue.

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HOAs in the Triangle are installing automated license plate readers to track vehicles on public roads. And in Durham, an agreement with the company behind the cameras allows police to access the data.

Hey Raleigh, help me out. Five neighborhoods in Raleigh use Flock automated license plate readers, but the company won't say which ones. If you've seen a sign like this in your neighborhood, let me know. Background here:

We go live to me, trying every janky fix for my 3-year-old code I can think of.

Thanks to @Anna_M_Johnson  for sharing this via Reddit and r/Raleigh

TIL there are four registered NC voters named "John Doe"

You see, the real winner of tonight's #DemocraticDebate  was NC State.

UNC Health Care's rebrand to "UNC Health" cost nearly $1 million. (by @TravisFain )

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Call it "Defense Against the Dark Arts"

We go live to every reporter working this Friday.

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In at least four cases last year, Raleigh police used search warrants to demand Google IDs from any mobile device that veered too close to crime scenes. It's a tactic legal experts we spoke with said they'd never seen before.

Went ahead and annotated that @NatGeo  graphic of the cave where they found Homo naledi

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Because why not: All 18 North Carolina map proposals in 4 seconds. #ncpol 

NC elections officials have formally asked VR Systems whether it's the unnamed voting tech firm Mueller report says was hacked by Russian intelligence. VR Systems is the epollbook vendor for 17 NC counties, including Durham. #ncpol 

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