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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/

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    Man hit in head with beer bottle during armed robbery in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man was robbed and hit in the head with a beer bottle during an armed robbery Sunday night in Greensboro, police say. The 55-year-old victim told police he was on Summit Avenue around 10:14 p.m. when three men approached him on foot and demanded money. When the victim told the men he couldn’t help, he says one man known as “New York” struck him with a beer bottle. The suspects took personal items and change from the victim before […]

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    Watch amazing 6-year-old roller skate under 39 SUVs

    With his body and face just inches off the ground, 6-year-old Gagan Satish can roller skate under almost anything. That includes 39 SUVs. In a YouTube video, Satish zooms underneath 39 SUVs in just 29 seconds. The accomplishment is being reviewed for a Guinness World Record, but has already been recognized by the India Book of Records as the Farthest Distance In Limbo Skating Under Cars, according to The Telegraph. Satish of Bangalore, India, has been skating since age three. He was initially rejected […]

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    Report: More than 2,500 9/11 responders have cancer

    NEW YORK — The number of 9/11 responders who have been diagnosed with cancer more than doubled this past year, according to the latest report. The World Trade Center Health Program reported to the NY Post that 1,655 responders have been diagnosed with cancer, bringing the total to 2,518. Cops, firefighters, EMT’s, construction workers, sanitation workers and volunteers are all included in the group of those with cancer. There have been 1,145 claims listing cancer but only 115 claims have been awarded, according to the […]

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    Tornado Watch expires in the Piedmont

    A Tornado Watch expired around 1 a.m. Monday for Alleghany, Wilkes, Surry, Yadkin, Davie, Iredell, and Rowan counties. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook and thunderstorms were scattered overnight. A strong cold front will move across the state on Monday and bring strong to severe thunderstorms to eastern North Carolina. For the Piedmont on Monday afternoon, look for partly cloudy skies with highs in the mid to upper 80s. A northwest wind will help to bring in drier, less humid air. […]