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    The terrifying moment two women escape death after diving under train on railroad bridge

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — It’s a real-life scene from “Stand By Me” — and luckily no one was seriously injured. Video released Tuesday by Indiana Railroad shows two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge when a freight train surprised them as they were walking on the tracks. Eric Powell with Indiana Railroad said the train engine’s camera captured the incident earlier this month. The engineer activated the train’s emergency braking when he saw the women on the tracks. “The engineer […]

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

    Members of The Rush gyms throughout the Piedmont will soon see a new name hanging above the door. The company announced Monday that all 23 of its locations have been bought by Gold’s Gym. A spokesperson for Gold’s Gym says it will take over ownership of The Rush locations, which are in Tennessee and the Carolinas, in mid-August. It says current members of The Rush will have no interruption of service, and will be allowed to continue on their same […]

  • Greensboro Grub hosts dinner experience to bring community together

    A husband and wife team in Greensboro is on a mission: Let more people experience the joys of being around people who aren’t necessarily like them. So they host, not a dinner, but an experience. Greensboro Grub is a gathering of several people, sometimes 50-60 in attendance. You may be sitting with someone who lives the life of luxury .. or someone who is homeless. There is a time for food and a time for talk and hopes of blending the […]

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    New Greensboro library to open Aug. 1

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A new library in Greensboro will open to the public Friday, according to the News & Record.  The city will hold a grand opening ceremony for the Glenn McNairy Branch Library at 3 p.m. The library is located at 4860 Lake Jeanette Road.  

  • Common illness or vague symptoms of Ovarian Cancer?

    22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year, compared to 220,000 cases of breast cancer diagnosed each year. Unlike breast cancer, there are no effective screening tools for ovarian cancer, resulting in lower survival rates because diagnosis usually occurs in later stages. Symptoms of ovarian cancer are more vague than those of other cancers and can often be confused with common illnesses. Signs include increased abdominal growth, bloating or abdominal distension, weight gain and […]

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    9-year-old Georgia girl hit by plane while walking on beach has died

    SARASOTA, Fla. — A 9-year-old Georgia girl seriously injured when she was struck by an airplane on Sunday as she walked with her father along a Florida beach has died, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Wendy Rose said Venice Municipal Airport officials reported a plane in distress Sunday afternoon. The pilot of a 1972 Piper Cherokee radioed that he would be unable to make it back to the airport and that he was instead going to […]

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    Rowan Co. father charged with assaulting softball coach after daughter ‘teased for having cancer’

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A teenage girl battling breast cancer says she might give up a sport she loves — not because of her illness, but because of a brawl that happened during her last softball game. Police responded to City Park in Charlotte last Saturday after a fight was reported. The girl’s family claims the other team teased her for having cancer, WSOC is reporting. Hannah Roberts, 13, underwent a mastectomy a few months ago but has continued to play fast-pitch softball. Hannah’s mother says people […]

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    Forsyth Co. man accused of restraining mother, forcing her to withdraw money at ATM

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A man was arrested after police say he broke into his 68-year-old mother’s house last week and forced her to withdraw money from an ATM, according to the Winston-Salem Journal.  Police say Richard Terrell Callaway Jr., 43, broke into the home in the 200 block of Torrance Drive, threatened and restrained his mother, then drove her to an ATM machine where he forced her to withdraw cash. Callaway is charged with common law robbery, felonious restraint and first-degree […]

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    UPDATE: Rowan Co. sheriff cancels Erica Parsons press conference

    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A press conference regarding the disappearance of Erica Parsons planned for today has been canceled. There are no details on whether it will be rescheduled. Wednesday marks a year since Erica was reported missing and investigators said there are very little clues about her disappearance. Erica’s adoptive brother reported her missing on July 30, 2013, but the teen hasn’t been seen since November 2011,  when she was just 13 years old. Erica’s adoptive parents, Casey and Sandy […]

  • Items stolen from more than 15 cars in Davidson Co.

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Thieves see unlocked cars as a quick target and that’s exactly what happened in Davidson County over the weekend. In one night, thieves hit at least 17 cars in this area around Mellon Drive and Laura Drive. They took whatever they could get their hands on. Lindsey Eaton reports.

  • NC State veterinary school researching dog genome to learn more about cancer in humans

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Ask most scientists and they’re likely to tell you that true innovation comes when researchers from different areas collaborate. Sometimes, those areas can seem pretty far apart. In this edition of the Buckley Report, researchers at North Carolina State’s veterinary school are showing that the work they are doing may be what saves us humans in the not too distant future.

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    Incredible lightning photo from Carolina Beach

    This incredible lightning photo was taken at Carolina Beach on Monday afternoon by David Winstead. “This is from the same front that produced severe weather Sunday over in Tennessee, Kentucky and threatened North Carolina last night,” Meteorologist Van Denton said. “Storms fired again ahead of the cold front on Monday.”