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    Terminally ill 29-year-old talks about giving up on dreams as ‘time draws closer’

    Brittany Maynard, the woman who has chosen Nov. 1 as the day she will die, recently spoke to People and wrote a blog post expressing appreciation for the support she has received over the past few weeks. After her wedding in 2013, the 29-year-old began experiencing debilitating headaches. While vacationing with her husband in January, Brittany was diagnosed with grade II Astrocytoma, a severe brain tumor. After the diagnosis, doctors said her cancer had progressed to Glioblastoma multiforme, the deadliest form […]

  • Today at 5:00: Piedmont restaurant taking heat over service dog incident

    All new at 5:00, a Piedmont restaurant is taking heat after its owner told a man and his service dog to leave. What both sides are saying today and what you need to know about where service dogs are allowed. Your homeowners insurance could go up by as much as three to 32 percent. Why and how much depends on where you live. And it happens every eight seconds in the United States and it’s killing children. What you can […]

  • Latest in cardiac imaging

    Breast cancer patients who are treated with certain forms of chemotherapy develop a higher risk of heart weakness and/or heart failure. Because of this risk, the team of cardiologists at the Cone Health Heart & Vascular Center developed and implemented a cardiac screening program for breast cancer patients in the community who are being treated with a form of chemotherapy that may put them at risk of heart disease. Patients are referred to the program by their oncologist, and begin […]

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    Man accused of killing 3-year-old reportedly posed as neighbor, called 911 to report ‘unruly children’

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A Brooklyn stepfather is accused of beating a 3-year-old girl to death and injuring a 5-year-old, according to WPIX. Kelsey Smith, 20, who is married to the children’s mother, was supposed to be taking care of them. Police responded to a call in Bushwick where they found 3-year-old Jeida Torres and a 5-year-old boy covered in bruises. The girl was taken to the hospital, but did not survive. Police say Smith had already fled the area when they arrived. […]

  • Peacehaven in Guilford Co. allows residents with special needs to live independently

    WHITSETT, N.C. — A new home for adults with special needs will open soon and it’s anything but a group home. Peacehaven Community Farm’s first residential house is an adventure outside the box of conventional special needs housing. The first of five planned houses is nearly move-in ready and will soon have four new residents living a more independent lifestyle.

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    Rape suspect wanted in Burlington arrested

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A man who was wanted in connection with a sexual assault in Burlington has been arrested, officials say. Ricky Lee Myers, 49, was taken into custody Sunday and charged with second-degree forcible rape, second-degree sexual offense, sexual battery, crimes against nature and assault on a female. Officers were contacted by personnel with Alamance Regional Medical Center on Friday in reference to a possible sexual assault. The victim stated that she and the suspect were at a party and […]

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    Crews battle duplex fire in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Smoke seen billowing above Greensboro Monday morning was caused by a duplex fire, officials say. Crews are on the scene of 806 E. Bragg St., where the fire is now extinguished. No on was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. Two units were affected, one of them had heavy damage. There are no details on what caused the fire. UPDATE: @GSOFireDept: E. Bragg St. duplex fire is out: No injuries. Now under […]

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    UNCG Chancellor Linda Brady announces July 2015 retirement

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Linda P. Brady, chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, announced Monday that she will retire from her position after seven years of service. Her last day will be July 31, 2015. “When I accepted the role as chancellor of this fine university in 2008, I had envisioned retiring after a seven-year tenure,” said Brady, 66. “As we embark upon our strategic visioning and planning process, I believe the time is right to begin identifying a […]

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    Students at NC high school mourn death of third classmate within 2 weeks

    CATABWA COUNTY, N.C. — Bunker Hill High School in Catabwa County is mourning the loss of a third classmate within the last two weeks. Austin Hedrick, 16, was in the cab of a pickup truck with his father and friend when a high-caliber rifle went off, killing Austin. Investigators are still looking into how it happened, but believe it was accidental. On Monday, the message “Pray for our school and community” was posted outside the school. Just two weeks ago, two Bunker […]

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    Crews filming new Kate Beckinsale movie in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Are you seeing NYC taxi cabs in downtown Greensboro today? It’s all part of a new movie, “The Disappointments Room” starring Kate Beckinsale, being filmed on South Elm Street this week. Crews have transformed the facade of two buildings to look like Brooklyn, N.Y. One of the buildings was the old Porter Drug Store. Elm Street between West Washington and Market streets and February 1 Place between Greene and Davie will be closed from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officers […]

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    3 more bodies found in Indiana neighborhood for a total of 7 victims

    GARY, Ind. — Police are investigating a possible serial killer after three more bodies were found in an Indiana neighborhood for a total of seven victims found since Friday. According to WGN, the Lake County coroner’s office confirms three more bodies have been located in abandoned homes in Gary. That brings the total to seven female victims found since Saturday afternoon. Sunday night, investigators found a woman’s body at 4330 Massachusetts Street and two more bodies were found at 413 […]

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    Police searching for escaped NC inmate

    SHELBY, N.C. — State and local investigators spent much of Saturday searching for an escaped inmate named Hoyle Mincey. Shelby police said they pulled Mincey over around 3 a.m. Saturday.  They believe he ran into a wooded area near Dellinger and Charles roads. At one point, reported WSOC, 45 officers searched by air and on ground with K-9s. They said Mincey is a convict who escaped from Wateree Correctional Institution last weekend. He was serving a sentence for burglary. Eyewitness […]

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