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    Davidson County man, woman charged with human trafficking

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. – Two Davidson County residents have been jailed under bonds totaling millions of dollars on charges of human trafficking. Celenia Pauline Gracelynn Bennett, 20, and Ashley Shane Upchurch, 25, were arrested after authorities executed a search warrant at the pair’s Thomasville home. Bennett was charged with one felony count of human trafficking of […]

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    Two injured in Greensboro shooting

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Police are investigating after two people were shot and injured in Greensboro early Saturday morning. Greensboro police responded to West Gate City Boulevard at Groometown Road in reference to a shooting shortly before 1:45 a.m. Saturday. Arriving officers found two victims with gunshots wounds who were taken to a local hospital for […]

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    1 injured in Greensboro shooting

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are investigating an incident at the 400 block of Stedman Street that sent one person to the hospital with a gunshot wound. At about 10:47 p.m., officers responded to a shooting call. Upon arrival, they found the victim suffering from a single wound. The suspects left in a gray or […]

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    Reviewing how High Point tests water quality

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The City of High Point filters through millions of gallons of the area’s lake water every day, sending it to businesses and homes to drink. After city officials got a positive test for E. coli at a Jamestown residence, we wanted to find out how they test the water system. “Day […]

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    Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer hits the streets

    The American heroin epidemic has become more dangerous, as reports of heroin laced with carfentanil are being reported throughout the country. Carfentanil is the most potent opioid used commercially, 10,000 times stronger than morphine. It is a version or analogue of fentanyl, the painkiller that most recently made headlines with its role in the death […]

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    University of Vermont cancels UNC game over House Bill 2

    BURLINGTON, Vt. — The University of Vermont has canceled its women’s basketball team’s upcoming game against the Tar Heels, citing North Carolina’s law that limits anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community, according to WTVD. The Burlington Free Press reports that the Catamounts at UVM were scheduled to face the Tar Heels at the University of North Carolina’s […]

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At least nine people were killed after militants stormed the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, officials said, in a nearly 10-hour raid that prompted anguished pleas for help from trapped students. / AFP / WAKIL KOHSAR        (Photo credit should read WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Kabul university attack: 13 killed as gunmen open fire on campus

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Student Farim Ahmad was in his final class of the day at the American University in Kabul when he heard the first blast. Other students, who had already finished, were gathering in the cafeteria. Then came the smoke, fire and confusion. Thirteen people were killed in an overnight attack on the university […]

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    Small Piedmont business getting big results with quality craftsmanship

    EDEN, N.C. — For quite a few years, Americans watched manufacturing jobs go overseas. It’s tough to compete with lower costs when it comes to mass-produced items. But some companies are now finding there is still a demand for American-made quality when it comes to custom work. Freeman’s Woodcrafters in Eden getting big results with […]

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    Family raises $15K to help dog born with backward legs

    PHELAN, Calif. — A California family is not giving up on an adorable dog with an unusual condition. The 9-month-old golden retriever doesn’t have use of her front legs. Her name is Rexi, like a T-Rex. “She can stand up and use her back legs fully, and then she scoots around on her chest kind of like a snail,” her […]

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    Trolls bombard plus-size model with racist slurs

    Twitter continues to be a breeding ground for people to hurl racist, ugly comments at strangers. The target this time is a plus-size model. Michelle Marie, whose handle is @ChocCurvesModel, is tweeting from the @Ireland Twitter account this week. The account is curated by a different host each week to showcase various voices from Ireland […]

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    Video shows baby being thrown from car in Kentucky highway crash

    FORT THOMAS, Ky. – Police in Kentucky recently released surveillance video from a car crash that sent a baby flying. The footage shows the car going off the side of the road and rolling as the 7-month-old baby flies out of the car. The baby is now OK, but was in critical condition after the […]

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    Small Eden-based company getting big woodworking results

    EDEN, N.C. — A small Eden-based woodworking company is getting big results. “If anybody wants something outside the box, that’s us,” said Freeman Woodcrafters owner Jim Freeman. They create custom cabinets, furniture and just about anything that a customer ask for – and they do it with quality. Large to small, Freeman Woodcrafters do business […]