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    UPDATE: Woman dies in wrong-way I-40 crash; details about pursuit released

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A 22-year-old woman is dead and another person is in critical condition after a police pursuit ended in a wrong-way head-on collision in the eastbound lanes of I-40 near Wendover Avenue on Thursday night. Police said an SUV was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of I-40 at speeds of 80-90 miles per hour around 10:30 p.m. when it collided with a Volvo convertible between Wendover Avenue and Patterson Street. Police said the driver of the Volvo convertible, Reagan Lee Hartley, 22, of Willow Spring, died as a […]

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    Tiger Woods to miss Masters

    Tiger Woods announced Tuesday he has undergone surgery on a pinched nerve in his back and he will be unable to play in the Masters Tournament. The surgery was performed Monday in Park City, Utah, by neurosurgeon Dr. Charles Rich. Woods will require rest and rehabilitation for the next several weeks. Sad to say I’m missing the Masters. Thanks to the fans for so many kind wishes. http://t.co/Ofbre9VHEL — Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) April 1, 2014 “After attempting to get ready for […]

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    Angels coach breaks leg while catching ceremonial first pitch

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels hitting coach Don Baylor broke his right leg while catching Vladimir Guerrero’s ceremonial first pitch on Monday night. Baylor was unable to standup when his right leg bent awkardly beneath him. Guerrero had to help him up. Baylor, who joined the team in the offseason, had to be helped off the field after the injury. He is scheduled to have surgery on his right femur on Tuesday. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Don right […]

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    Cast of ‘Lion King’ surprises passengers with ‘Circle of Life’ on flight

    Passengers on Virgin Australia Flight 0970 were surprised with an impromptu performance of “Circle of Life” from the cast of THE LION KING Australia. “After an amazing day at The Lion King Brisbane season launch announcement, members of our Australian cast felt so elated they decided to sing the ‘Circle of Life’ prior to take off on their flight back to Sydney!” DisneyOnBroadway posted in the video description.

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    Los Angeles palace sells for $102 million, most expensive ever sold in LA

    LOS ANGELES — After several years on and off the market, a massive Los Angeles estate sold for $102 million on Monday. The Fleur de Lys sold to a “secretive French billionaire” for $102 million, making it the most expensive home ever sold in L.A. County. The home was sold by socialite and philanthropist Suzanne Saperstein. The home has 12 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, a ballroom, a movie theater, two kitchens, tennis courts, a pool and a 9-car garage. The home […]

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    ‘First Lady of NASCAR’ Lynda Petty dead at 72

    RANDLEMAN, N.C. — Lynda Gayle Owens Petty, the wife of Richard Petty, died at her home in Level Cross on Tuesday. She was 72. Lynda was surrounded by her family and passed away “peacefully” after her battle with cancer, the family said in a statement. “We wish to sincerely thank everyone who has supported us and our family throughout the years and at this time,” the family said in a statement “We will forever love and miss a wife, mother, grandmother, great […]

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    Disney Cruise Line reveals summer 2015 destinations; includes Norway, Iceland

    CELEBRATION, Fla. — On Tuesday, Disney Cruise Line announced several new summer destinations, including the Norwegian fjords, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Disney Cruise Line will also return to the Baltic for all-new itineraries, including sailings from Copenhagen, Denmark to St. Petersburg, Russia. Cruises to the Mediterranean, Alaska, Caribbean and Bahamas also are included in the summer lineup. Disney will also continue its popular Bahamas and Caribbean cruises sailing out of Port Canaveral. For more information about the itineraries and dates, […]

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    Meet the voice behind AOL’s ‘You’ve got mail’ and ‘Welcome’

    Comedian Jim Breuer tracked down Elwood Edwards, the iconic voice behind the classic AOL phrases including”Welcome” and “You’ve got mail.” His greetings include “Welcome,” “You’ve got mail,” “You’ve got pictures,” “File’s done,” and “Goodbye.” Edwards said he recorded the phrases for AOL in 1989. Edwards now works as an editor and graphics supervisor at WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland.

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    Winston-Salem officer shot, suspect charged

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem officer was shot early Sunday morning while responding to a reported assault, according to police. The officer responded to 615 Anson Street around 3:15 a.m. It was originally reported that a female had been assaulted and there was a man possibly inside the home armed with a firearm. Officers J.D. Barnes, C.M. Hayes and C.A. Arauz responded to the call. Police said the suspect, Carmelo Santiago-Oliva, 36, of Winston-Salem, fired four shots through the closed […]

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    How a UVa fan wearing a ‘cheap’ orange tie snuck on the court during the ACC Championship

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A University of Virginia fan wearing a “cheap” orange tie purchased at Walmart snuck on the court during the ACC Championship at the Greensboro Coliseum. Danny Foley, of Henrico, Va., originally shared his story with barstoolsports.com on Wednesday. He spoke to several other media outlets on Thursday. Foley, a James Madison University student, said he drove to the game with his parents and stopped at Walmart to purchase a blue blazer and an orange tie that would match the […]

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    Two killed in Seattle helicopter crash identified

    SEATTLE — A news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning near the Space Needle in Seattle, killing two people inside the helicopter and critically injuring another, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The Seattle Fire Department confirmed there were “two DOAs” at the crash scene. The victims were identified by KOMO as photojournalist Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Pfitzner. Bill Strothman won 13 Emmy awards over his career as a news photographer. “One of things I loved about Bill Strothman is the legacy he leaves […]

  • Trinity, 8, meeting her grandfather for the first time (Credit: Amber Richardson)

    Randolph Co. mom uses Facebook to find daughter’s grandfather

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Trinity, 8, had always wanted to meet her grandfather. Thanks to Facebook, she finally got her wish. Amber Richardson, Trinity’s mother, divorced Trinity’s father back in 2007 when Trinity was only 18-months-old. Trinity’s dad never had a relationship with his father, so Trinity had not met her grandfather before her parents divorced. “I come from a very large, loving family and always wondered… ‘Where is the rest of my daughter’s family?’ And where is her grandfather?” […]


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