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  • Wyndham preparations almost complete

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It is two weeks until the 75th edition of the Wyndham Championship, so it’s a big year for the Piedmont’s only PGA Tour event. The field is taking shape as former winners Davis Love III and Rocco Mediate committed to play. All indications are pointing to one of the best weeks ever for the Wyndham Championship.

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    8-year-old child struck by car in Raleigh

    RALEIGH — Police are investigating after a 8-year-old child was hit by a car in Raleigh. The accident happened in the area of Cross Link Road and Rock Quarry Road. Police said 8-year-old Jahlen Williams was crossing the street with an adult, and was not in a crosswalk, when he was hit by a car driven by 29-year-old Dantrail McAllister. Police said Jahlen was rushed to WakeMed with what were described as life threatening injuries. No charges have been filed. Source: WTVD

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    Gold’s Gym to buy all 23 locations of Rush Fitness

    Gold’s Gym is planning to buy all 23 locations of Rush Fitness as of mid-August, according to a letter sent out by Rush Fitness on Monday. Last week, Rush Fitness Corporation entered into an agreement to sell all 23 clubs to Gold’s Gym International. Rush clubs are located in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. This acquisition will make The Rush part of the largest full service fitness chain in the world, with over 700 clubs in 38 states and 28 countries.

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    Cooper: NC prosecutors will drop opposition to challenges to state’s same-sex marriage ban

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Attorney General Roy Cooper said at a news conference Monday prosecutors will drop their opposition to challenges to the state’s same-sex marriage ban. The announcement comes in the wake of a federal appeals court decision affecting a similar prohibition in Virginia. Cooper said the decision means North Carolina’s constitutional ban on gay marriage likely will be overturned. He added it was time for attorneys representing North Carolina to “stop making arguments we will lose.” Cooper said judges have heard “about every legal […]

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    NCDOT to begin widening US 421/I-40 in Kernersville after delay

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — The N.C. Department of Transportation will begin widening a two-lane 0.8 mile stretch of US 421/I-40 Business in Kernersville Monday. The project was supposed to start on July 21, but was delayed because of weather. Crews closed down the right outside lane of US 421/I-40 Business Westbound near Exit 15 around 9 a.m. This portion will remain closed and expected to be complete by Monday, Aug. 11, weather permitting. This work is to widen and extend Macy Grove Road […]

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    Woman holds casting call to find own Ryan Gosling

    Many women spend a lot of time looking for the perfect man. Some say Ryan Gosling would be it. However, it can be slim pickings out there and finding the one can be difficult. So one woman, who is also a filmmaker, decided to hold a casting call to find the perfect man … her own Ryan Gosling. The actors had no idea they were auditioning for a real-life role.

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    Boys & Girls Club of Greensboro perform on National Dance Day

    National Dance Day was last Saturday, but a very unique dance program has been keeping a group of kids in step with fun and healthy dancing all summer. The young dancers at the Boys & Girls Club participated in the Captain Green Eyes Dance Troupe’s summer dance camp, offered free of charge by the Woodruff law firm and the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Greensboro. Boys and girls ages 6 to 11, are exposed to a variety of dance styles, hear about healthy […]

  • Laurence Lovette (left) is accused of killing Abhijit Mahato (middle) and has been convicted of killing Eve Carson (right).

    Prosecutors say murder suspect Lovette took victim to ATM before shooting him

    DURHAM — Lawyers are making their closing arguments Monday in the second murder trial for Laurence Lovette. Already convicted in the brutal murder of UNC student body president Eve Carson in March, 2008, Lovette is also accused of killing Duke University graduate student Abhijit Mahato the previous January. Prosecutors allege Lovette took Mahato to ATMs to withdraw money from his bank account before taking him back to his home and shooting him between the eyes with a 9mm pistol. Lovette […]

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    Wreck, downed power lines closes intersection in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A vehicle wreck and downed power lines have closed an intersection in Greensboro Monday morning. Officials say the the intersection of Old Battleground Road and Battleground Avenue are closed to traffic until further notice. In order to replace the involved utility pole, all lights at the intersection of Battleground Avenue and Westridge Road will be shut down from 11 a.m. until the job is completed.

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    Gas station clerk surprises thieves with MMA skills

    HOUSTON, Texas — A group of would-be thieves picked the wrong gas station to rob on July 10. A convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers when he surprised them with his MMA skills. Mayura Dissanyake works at a Fuel Depot, but he’s also a semi-professional mixed martial arts fighter. He was behind the counter when he noticed his co-worker returning to the store after a run to the bank. Dissanyake saw two men jump out […]

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    ‘Back to School’ drive helps provide school supplies to children

    It seems like summer just started. But kids will head back to school in about a month. And that means it’s time to start thinking about school supplies. But in can be costly. Non-profits are stepping up to make sure children have what they need for the school year. The 6th Annual Back to School Drive will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, in the gymnasium at the Windsor Recreation Center, located at 1601 E. Lee St., […]

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    Rock legend takes on fight against cancer

    The Who’s Roger Daltrey says rock music wouldn’t exist without teenagers. And that’s why he founded “Teen Cancer America,” an organization that specifically helps teens who are fighting cancer. Teen Cancer America partners with hospitals to create youth-oriented centers for those receiving treatment. These units provide peer support and interaction while receiving treatment at in-patient and out-patient clinics. For more information, visit http://teencanceramerica.org/