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    NC man shot in face during squirrel hunt

    HICKORY, N.C. — A man was shot in the face Wednesday night while he and a family member were hunting squirrels, the Hickory Daily reported. The victim, whose name has not been released, was shot with a 22-caliber rifle in Hickory. At  7:15 p.m. a deputy said the shooter was not in custody, and he could not release more information. Source: The Hickory Daily

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    Charlotte Douglas airport experiences heavy Thanksgiving travel

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There was heavy traffic congestion at Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday night. Airport officials expected the large number of cars because of the number of passengers. They said 26,000 people would be arriving and departing the airport on Wednesday. Many passengers traveling to the Northeast had major delays . Many had to switch flights because of the snow and ice. Many airlines are now preparing for Sunday, another busy day for traveling after Thanksgiving. Winter storm warning for some […]

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    Wreck on southbound Business 85 in Davidson County, 3 injured

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Highway Patrol, Davidson County EMS and Randolph County EMS responded to a wreck on southbound Business 85 involving two vehicles. The accident was reported at 7:29 p.m. near Old Thomasville Road. A car traveling southbound struck some debris in the roadway and crashed. A second car also traveling southbound crashed into the first car. Davidson County EMS transported two people with non-life threatening injuries. Randolph County EMS transported one person with non-life threatening injuries.

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    Pastor refuses to bury long-time church member over money

    HOUSTON — The family of 93-year-old Olivia Blair is in disbelief after being told Fourth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Walter Houston refused to bury her. Barbara Day said her only wish for her mother was to be buried “in the church that she loved and worshiped all of her life, even as a little girl.” Day told KRIV her mother was a church member for 50 years but had been sick for nearly a decade and in a coma for the past […]

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    WATCH: Cleveland police release surveillance video showing officer fatally shooting 12-year-old boy

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Authorities on Wednesday released surveillance video to FOX8 of the officer-involved shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The video shows that a police officer shot Tamir no more than two seconds after the officer and a partner pulled up in a car to investigate reports that someone was brandishing a gun at a park, police said Wednesday. Warning: Below is the surveillance video that was released by Cleveland police at the request of Tamir’s family. We are not […]

  • Winston-Salem sanitation worker struck by vehicle last week dies

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The City of Winston-Salem Sanitation Division worker who was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured on Nov. 19 succumbed to his injuries Tuesday morning. Alexander Bell, 59, of Winston-Salem, was struck on Darwick Road around 10:30 a.m. last Wednesday. Police say that the driver of the SUV, Carol Black Snyder, of Winston-Salem, told them she saw the garbage truck, but did not see Bell in time to stop. The accident was determined to be the result of pedestrian […]

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    Tips from IRS for year-end gifts to charity

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today reminded individuals and businesses making year-end gifts to charity that several important tax law provisions have taken effect in recent years. Some of the changes taxpayers should keep in mind include: Rules for Charitable Contributions of Clothing and Household Items Household items include furniture, furnishings, electronics, appliances and linens. Clothing and household items donated to charity generally must be in good used condition or better to be tax-deductible. A clothing or […]

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    View the Best Buy Black Friday ad for 2014

    Best Buy will begin their Black Friday sale at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The store will close at 1 a.m. on Black Friday and reopen at 8 a.m. Those looking to shop online can purchase deals at BestBuy.com all day on Thursday and Friday. View the entire Black Friday ad Some of the best deals include a 50″ TV for $199.99, $100 off iPad Air 2 models, $79.99 Beats by Dre headphones and a 128GB flash drive for $27.99. […]

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    Hilarious! German Shepherd dancing to Flo Rida goes viral

    MARION, Ind. — A video of a 4-year-old German Shepherd named Jaxon Rose has gone viral. Jaxon loves to dance to Flo Rida’s song, “Low.” And his hip-hop dance moves are landing him on national television programs, according to FOX59. Jaxon was also nominated for the ‘Golden Bone’ in the Weirdest Dog Talent Video. Owner Stephanie Walton says, “It was an amazing experience, nothing like having Betty White take a selfie with your dog!”  

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    BlackBerry will buy your iPhone

    BlackBerry wants your iPhone, and will pay for it. In return, BlackBerry is telling Apple customers they will have to switch to Passport, the smartphone with a square screen that Blackberry launched earlier this year. BlackBerry will pay $550 to iPhone users who participate in the so-called “trade up” plan. That would cover the basic cost of a Passport, which is currently retailing for $499 on Blackberry’s web site. BlackBerry has been struggling in the smartphone market, with sales plunging […]

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    NC private school teacher accused of taking inappropriate photos of students

    RALEIGH, N.C.– A teacher at a Raleigh private school is accused of taking inappropriate photos of students, reported WTVD. Scott Anthony Mann, 37, of Durham, is charged with taking indecent liberties with a child. Arrest warrants allege the victims were under the age of 16 and the incidents happened between September and November. Mann was a teacher at St. David’s School — an independent Episcopal school in Raleigh — that has students K-12 at its campus on White Oak Road. In a […]

  • Nutritional do’s and don’ts of Thanksgiving

    Let’s be honest, most of us are planning to indulge on Thanksgiving. It is perfectly fine to do so on special occasions, but there are a few steps we can take to not completely wreck our diets and our waistlines at the Thanksgiving Day feast. For starters, many people will skip breakfast and lunch on Thanksgiving Day to prepare their stomachs for the holiday feast. This is definitely a nutritional “don’t.” “By starving ourselves all day, we are more likely […]

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