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    Winston-Salem restaurant featured in New York Times article about Thanksgiving

    A restaurant in Winston-Salem has been featured in a New York Times article highlighting delicious Thanksgiving meals. The New York Times recently published an article featuring meals from restaurants all across the country. One recipe from each state was featured. North Carolina was represented by a sweet potato cornbread recipe from Sweet Potatoes restaurant in […]

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    Study says a bad marriage could literally break your heart

    If you are in an unhappy marriage, you may want to check in with a cardiologist. A study led by a Michigan State University sociologist has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives, have a higher risk for heart disease than those who are happily wed. The study, funded by the National Institute […]

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    12 dead in storm; NFL’s Buffalo Bills won’t play at home

    (UPDATE) – Two more people have died as a result of the Buffalo-area snowstorm, bringing the total to 12, Erie County Deputy Executive Richard Tobe said Friday. Two people died overnight after they had been evacuated from the Garden Gate Nursing Home in Cheektowaga, New York, Tobe said. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Harlem Street in the […]

  • Sanitation worker struck by vehicle in Winston-Salem ruled pedestrian error

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The accident yesterday involving a Winston-Salem sanitation worker being struck has been determined to be the result of pedestrian error. The worker, identified as 59-year-old Alexander Bell, of Winston-Salem, was struck on Darwick Road about 10:30 a.m. He was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Police say that the driver of the […]

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    Watch three grandmothers smoke marijuana for the first time in viral video

    SEATTLE — Three grandmothers in Washington state who had never smoked marijuana decided to give it a try in a recent viral video. A group then gave the three women snacks and games to play — and the result was this 6-minute video. The video was created by Seattle-based website and has more than […]

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    Clemmons man files federal lawsuit against highway patrol, sheriff

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A Clemmons man is alleging in a federal lawsuit that the state trooper who arrested him in 2011 beat him so badly that he had to have emergency surgery and also used a racial slur against him, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. He also alleges that staff at the Forsyth County […]

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    WATCH: Disney’s new live-action “Cinderella” has been unveiled

    The trailer for 2015′s “Cinderella” doesn’t feature any singing mice, but it’s magical all the same. Disney has released its first look at next year’s live-action re-telling of “Cinderella,” which stars Lily James, of “Downton Abbey,” as the unfairly treated princess-to-be. This version keeps all the memorable moments of Cinderella’s story intact — she’s still […]

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    Guns found in wreckage of crash that killed 4 NC teens

    LUMBERTON, N.C. — Authorities say four guns were found in the wreckage of a car after it plowed head on into a school bus in Lumberton Monday, according to WTVD. The driver, 16-year-old Kadaufei Worley, was traveling at 80 miles per hour when the Nissan Maxima entered a curve and traveled into the path of the […]

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    Tearful ‘hot car mom’ accused of spending donation money on rap album

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Shanesha Taylor’s tearful mug shot and her claims that she had to leave her two young sons in a hot car for a job interview helped generate about $114,000 in online donations. But Taylor is now facing felony child abuse charges after she said she couldn’t provide $40,000 from the donated money for […]

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    Guests fined for leaving review of ‘filthy, dirty rotten’ hotel on TripAdvisor

    When a couple left scathing comments on a travel review website that a hotel in northern England they had stayed at was a “filthy, dirty rotten stinking” hotel, they thought no more about it. But Tony and Jan Jenkinson were shocked later to see an extra £100 ($156) added to their credit card bill. On […]

  • Five killed in massive snow storm

    Snowstorms and record low temperatures whacked much of the country this week — and there’s more havoc coming Wednesday. About 50% of the country had snow on the ground Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Buffalo, New York, one of the hardest-hit areas, is buried under 6 feet of snow — and counting. “This […]


    4 killed as ‘thunder snow’ slams New York

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo, New York, is no stranger to cold weather, but Tuesday’s lake-effect storm and its upwards of 6 feet of snow was staggering for the city. “This storm is basically a knife that went right through the heart of Erie County,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. “I can’t remember and I don’t […]