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    At least four injured in crash on westbound Business I-40 in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — At least four people were injured in a crash involving multiple vehicles on the westbound lanes of U.S. 421/Business Interstate 40 at Reidsville Road in Winston-Salem on Friday afternoon. The wreck happened at about 2 p.m. and involved at least three vehicles including a tractor-trailer, according to Forsyth County emergency responders. Four ambulances took at least four people to the hospital. Their names and the extent of the injuries were not immediately available. Two westbound lanes of […]

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    Stewart-Haas Racing names Thomasville native Brian Vickers interim driver at Daytona International Speedway

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Stewart-Haas Racing has named Thomasville native Brian Vickers interim driver of its No. 14 Chevrolet SS for all the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events during Speedweeks Feb. 12-21 at Daytona International Speedway. Vickers replaces Tony Stewart, who was injured at the end of March in a non-racing crash. Vickers will begin driving the No. 14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet today as he and the team prepare for Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited. On Sunday, Vickers will pilot the No. […]

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    Man urinates in Walmart as he puts trout in pants

    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee man was arrested Wednesday after police say he urinated in Walmart while trying to put a package of trout down his pants. According to The Leaf-Chronicle, David Wylie, 56, was charged with shoplifting, vandalism, indecent exposure and public intoxication. Clarksville Police were called to the Walmart, located at 2315 Madison St., around 1:30 p.m. after an employee reported that Wylie had urinated on the floor near the alcohol section all while trying to stuff the trout […]

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    Panthers QB Cam Newton on Instagram: ‘I win my way’

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton isn’t done talking. He recently spoke with the media, responding to criticism following the Panthers loss in the Super Bowl. Newton was widely criticized for walking out of his postgame press conference after the Panthers lost to the Broncos 24-10. On Friday, Newton posted an Instagram picture along with a caption stating that while he is not perfect he’s still striving for greatness. Newton, wearing a white T-shirt with the words “I WIN MY WAY EST. […]

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    NC officers shoot knife-wielding man

    MAIDEN, N.C. — Authorities in Catawba County are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Maiden that left a man dead Thursday night. Police were called to a home around 8 p.m. on Old Park Road in reference to a man cutting himself. Two officers arrived and said they found the man, 35-year-old Alijah Jackson, covered in blood after cutting himself with a knife. Read more: WSOC

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    Amazing time-lapse video captures cruise ship’s violent travel through storm

    The violent Atlantic storm that the Anthem of the Seas cruise liner passed through last weekend made international news when passengers posted photos and shaky video clips to social media. Now, a professional time-lapse video of the voyage recorded by a team of advertising and marketing consultants has been posted to Facebook. Efferent Media said their management team was on it first staff retreat aboard the luxury liner when the storm struck. “While the first management team retreat was not […]

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    Cheap and easy chicken spaghetti

    Full recipe below. Ingredients: 1 rotisserie chicken, deboned 1 package of spaghetti 1 block (1 lb) of Velveeta 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 can Ro-Tel tomatoes with green chilies ½ teaspoon garlic powder Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Bring a pot of water to boil, add pasta While the pasta is cooking, debone chicken and cut Velveeta cheese block into cubes Strain pasta when it’s finished, and add chicken, Velveeta, cream of mushroom soup, garlic powder, salt, and pepper […]

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    Cardiovascular Health: Crest-2 Study

    Carotid artery disease, also called carotid artery stenosis, occurs when the arteries in the neck are narrowed or blocked by a buildup of plaque, which can lead to stroke. The CREST-2 study is designed to compare three different methods of stroke prevention to find the safest and most effective treatment. The CREST-2 study will compare two surgical procedures that reopen the carotid artery in the neck (called revascularization), to intensive medical management with drugs and lifestyle modification in patients without […]

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    Dancing with the Carolina Stars event to raise money for children with facial deformities

    The eighth annual Dancing with the Carolina Stars event will be held Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Empire Room in downtown Greensboro. The event pairs local celebrities with professional dancers to raise awareness and money for children with facial deformities. The event also celebrates the 46th anniversary of Operation Smile. For more information visit www.operationsmile.org/dancing.

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    Service dog gets super excited when he meets Pluto at Disneyland

    At the end of last year, Sandy Steinblums took Ace, who is in training to be a guide dog for the blind, to Disneyland for a few hours as a socialization experience. While he was there, Ace got to meet Disney’s most famous dog, Pluto. In the video, Ace gets really excited, crouches down, bumps noses with Pluto and wags his tail. On Facebook Steinblums explains what happened before and after the video: “For those who made not so positive comments […]

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    Emily Byrd has the latest on the potential for winter weather

    Cold weather continues and will get even colder this weekend. For today, a weak area of low pressure will develop along the coast and bring a chance of light snow and rain to eastern North Carolina.  In the late morning, a few flurries may fly through Piedmont skies, but no accumulation is in the forecast. Highs will be near 40 degrees this afternoon and skies will begin to clear out before sunset.  With starry skies overnight, lows are going to settle to […]

  • A Franklinton woman found moth larvae inside the lids of sealed bottles of water stored in her garage. (Credit: WRAL)

    NC woman finds insect larvae inside the lids of sealed water bottles

    FRANKLINTON, N.C. — A Franklinton woman says she found insect larvae inside the lids of sealed water bottles. Susan Samson told WRAL that she bought eight cases of Dasani water bottles the last time a local grocer put them on sale. When Samson went to open several of the bottles, she found what appeared to be insect larvae on the caps and rims of the unopened bottles. “A lot of them are right on the tip of the mouthpiece,” she […]

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