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    Forsyth Co. sheriff’s deputy dies after being hit by car at Tanglewood Park

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office officials announced Wednesday the death of Deputy Sheriff John Thomas Isenhour as a result of being struck by a car on Sept. 18 while performing his law enforcement duties. Isenhour was struck by a vehicle on Clemmons Road at the entrance to Tanglewood Park during the annual Tour to Tanglewood Bike Race. He was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. No word on whether or not the driver of the car, a 92-year-old woman, […]

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    Suspects caught in early morning robbery of Greensboro Walmart

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Walmart on Wendover Avenue in Greensboro was robbed early Wednesday, according to a news release. Police responded to the Walmart at 4424 W. Wendover Ave. at about 12:50 a.m. in reference to a robbery.  During the commission of a larceny, a suspect slashed at the security guard with a large knife. The suspects then fled in a red pickup truck toward W. Wendover Avenue. The suspects were located by police on Hilltop Road at West Gate City […]

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    If you own a front-loading washer, you may be owed money

    Consumers who have noticed foul odors or a slimy mold coming from their front-loading washing machine may be eligible for a cash rebate. The reimbursement is the result of several class action lawsuits against Whirlpool and Sears over complaints that the washing machines weren’t cleaning themselves, allowing mold and mildew to build up, ruining laundry. The settlement covers Whirlpool, Kenmore or Maytag front-loading washing machines manufactured between 2001 and 2010. Whether it was bought, gifted or otherwise acquired, owners are […]

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    High school football player dies two days after injury in game

    Rest in peace to Andre Jackson, a Euclid High youth football player that passed away this weekend due to injuries. — Cleveland SportsTalk (@CLEsportsTalk) September 26, 2016 EUCLID, Ohio — A high school near Cleveland is mourning the tragic death of a football player days after he was injured during a game Friday night. Andre Jackson, 17, was hurt during a kickoff play in which he may have been kicked or kneed by another player while going after the […]

  • In this fractured, partisan era, no presidential moderator can please everyone. Some people want the moderator to play fact-checker, some people want the candidates to be left to their own devices. Only so many questions can be asked, and different statements warrant different kinds of follow-ups.

    Lester Holt walks a fine line at debate, and wins praise

    In this fractured, partisan era, no presidential moderator can please everyone. Some people want the moderator to play fact-checker, some people want the candidates to be left to their own devices. Only so many questions can be asked, and different statements warrant different kinds of follow-ups. Lester Holt, the moderator of Monday night’s debate, walked a fine line, fact-checking on occasion but often letting the candidates debate. And while he may not have set a new gold standard, he did […]

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    This might be the last police video you’ll see from North Carolina

    Public record, no more

  • MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 20: Jose Fernandez #16 of the Miami Marlins pitches during the game against the Washington Nationals at Marlins Park on September 20, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

    José Fernández, Marlins’ pitcher and former Greensboro Grasshopper, dies in boating crash

    MIAMI, Florida – Miami Marlins star pitcher José Fernández was killed early Sunday in a boating accident, Florida authorities said Fernández, who was 24, and two other men were found dead after their 32-foot boat was discovered crashed near Miami Beach, said Fish and Wildlife Commission public information officer Lorenzo Veloz. The bodies were found by Coast Guard personnel about 3:15 a.m., Veloz said, adding that names of the other two men, who were also in their 20s, were being […]

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    Ted Cruz uneasily debuts as Donald Trump surrogate

    AUSTIN, Texas — Ted Cruz offered his first extensive defense of his endorsement of Donald Trump here Saturday, declining to disavow his searing criticisms of Trump’s candidacy but arguing he made the best decision possible. Twenty-four hours after surprisingly abandoning his months-long opposition to his former Republican primary foe, Cruz uneasily stumped for Trump’s White House bid, portraying him as the best and only option to stop Hillary Clinton. But he passed on chances to say that Trump was “fit” […]

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    What’s in the meat at fast food restaurants?

    Although you might pay attention to what kind of meat you buy at the grocery store — organic, grass-fed, cage-free — chances are, you aren’t as informed about the meat that’s on the menu at your favorite fast food joint. A collaborative new report ranks the 25 largest US fast food and “fast casual” restaurant chains on their antibiotics policies and practices. For the second year in a row, Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill take top honors, each receiving […]

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    Charlotte shooting: City considers releasing police videos Saturday

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte officials said they are discussing whether to release videos in the police’s fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott as soon as Saturday, a day after his widow released her own cell phone footage. “We are having those conversations right now,” Sandy D’Elosua, a spokeswoman for the North Carolina city, told CNN’s Nick Valencia on Saturday morning when asked if the police recordings could be released Saturday. Tuesday’s shooting of Scott, a black man, by a black […]

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    Elementary school students hospitalized after girl brings pot-laced brownies from home

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Several children at a Salt Lake City elementary school were sent to a hospital Thursday after they ate marijuana-laced brownies that another student brought to the playground. According to a letter from the Salt Lake City School District, a student at Lincoln Elementary school brought the brownies to the playground before school and sold or shared several of them with sixth-grade students, according to KSTU. Lincoln Elementary has kindergarten through sixth grade. Det. Wilking of […]

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    Mom’s ‘excuse note’ for her tardy daughter goes viral

    CLARKSBURG, Calif. — A California teen running late for school must have been thrilled when her mother agreed to write an excuse note — until she read it. The note has been shared tens of thousands of times on Facebook, likely by applauding parents everywhere who know just how hard it is to get their children to school every morning. Nicole Poppic wrote in the caption of the post, “This is what happens when you are tardy as a result […]