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  1. Greensboro police charge jailed man in 2016 shooting deathRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 14 | WBTV

    Greensboro police say a man jailed on larceny-related charges is now accused in connection with a shooting death last August. A statement from the Greensboro Police Department says 29-year-old Ismiles Geraude Williams was served with a first-degree murder warrant.

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  2. Veteran presented with new mortgage-free houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | WBTV

    Operation Homefront and Wade Jurney Homes presented the home to US Army Captain Gary Mason and family at a special ceremony. The home is located in the Corbin Acres community off Newsome Road.

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  3. McCrory changed parole eligibility for apartment fire killerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 11 | WBTV

    A woman sentenced to life in prison for setting an apartment fire that killed four people in Greensboro in 2002 could be eligible for parole in 12 years. The News & Record of Greensboro reported that Gov. Pat McCrory signed a commutation order for 38-year-old Janet Danahey on Dec. 30, just a day before the governor's term ended.

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  4. Police: Convicted felon found with stolen gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | WBTV

    On Tuesday just after 1:00 pm, Salisbury police, along with Rowan Sheriff's deputies, made a traffic stop as part of a drug investigation. The driver was Otha Derik Archie, 34. of W. Friendly Avenue in Greensboro, was the driver.

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  5. Atlantic Coast Conference: Acc Announed Basketball Players of the WeekRead the original story

    Monday Jan 9 | WBTV

    GREENSBORO, N.C. North Carolina junior guard Joel Berry II has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week, while NC State guard Dennis Smith Jr. earned Freshman of the Week honors. The ACC weekly honor is the third of the season for Berry , while Smith was recognized for the second time this year .

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  6. Documentary about NC man's quest for innocence to be shownRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 5 | WBTV

    A rough cut of a documentary about the North Carolina man who was the first person released from prison through the work of a special innocence commission will be shown in Winston-Salem. The News & Record of Greensboro reports the rough cut of "In Pursuit of Justice" will be shown Thursday at Hanesbrand Theatre.

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  7. North Carolina communities offer Christmas tree recyclingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 26 | WBTV

    The News & Observer reports that many communities around the Triangle that pick up yard waste will collect the trees from the curb. Trees must be stripped of decorations.

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  8. The Latest: Suspects sought after 7 shot at NC Xmas partyRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 25 | WBTV

    Two suspects are on the run after North Carolina investigators say they shot seven people during a private Christmas Party attended by hundreds of people. Deputies say none of the victims appeared to suffer life-threatening injuries after being gunned down early Saturday at a Moose Lodge in Madison, about 25 miles north of Greensboro.

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  9. Woman charged in death of missing Greensboro manRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 21 | WBTV

    Sheriff BJ Barnes said in a new release that 56-year-old Betty G. Russell is charged with first degree murder in the death of 66-year-old Allen Lee Ritter. Russell is being held without bail in the Guilford County jail.

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  10. SCOTUS hears arguments in NC congressional redistricting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | WBTV

    Two congressional districts drawn by the Republican-controlled North Carolina General Assembly were the subject of arguments before the United States Supreme Court on Monday. The districts - the Twelfth, stretching along I-85 from Greensboro to Charlotte, and the First, which covered a large corner of northeastern North Carolina and stretched into Durham - were struck down by a panel of three federal judges in February.

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  11. Part of Interstate 85 named after late congressmanRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | WBTV

    The News & Record of Greensboro reports that the section of the highway spans between Interstate 40 and Alamance Church Road, the site of Coble's childhood home. Coble died last year after battling skin cancer for more than a decade.

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  12. Firefighters spring trap on wildfire at Lake LureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | WBTV

    Crews beheaded a fiery serpent Sunday that had thrashed unchecked for two weeks through the rugged gorges around Lake Lure, using wind gusts to drive it into containment lines that proved impermeable. Though the wildfire will not be completely subdued for many days, firefighters scored a major victory in the weekend showdown and can now tighten the firebreak lasso on the stubborn inferno that has scorched more than 7,100 acres.

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  13. Name of segregationist governor may not stay on NC schoolRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | WBTV

    A middle school in Guilford County now named after a governor who was a segregationist could be renamed for a desegregation champion. The News & Record of Greensboro reports members of the county's education board are seeking comments on the name change for Aycock Middle School to Swann Middle School.

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  14. School system honored for 'Excellence In Education'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | WBTV

    Rowan-Salisbury Schools was awarded one of the North Carolina School Board Association's most prestigious annual awards during a luncheon at the group's annual conference held in Greensboro on Thursday, according to a news release. The district received the grand prize for 'Excellence in Educational Programs' and was specifically recognized for its digital and instructional transformation.

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  15. One example of the marketing for the "Be An Original' brand.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | WBTV

    The wait is over and the outcome was surprisingly simple. Consultant Steve Chandler, head of Nashville based ChandlerThinks, says that Rowan County can best sell itself as a place where people are free to be themselves.

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  16. The Latest: Judge to watch for signs of NC voter suppressionRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | WBTV

    The Latest on a lawsuit by North Carolina Democrats alleging to Republicans and Donald Trump's presidential campaign are trying to suppress voting by minorities : A federal judge says she sees no evidence that Republicans and presidential candidate Donald Trump want supporters to intimidate North Carolina minority voters on Election Day. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles said after an hourlong hearing Monday that she'll keep an eye on what happens Tuesday.

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  17. News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. ESTRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | WBTV

    A federal judge says she sees no evidence that Republicans and presidential candidate Donald Trump want supporters to intimidate North Carolina minority voters on Election Day. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles said Monday that she'll keep an eye on what happens Tuesday and whether to consider sanctions if there's a coordinated effort to turn away voters in minority neighborhoods.

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  18. News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. ESTRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2016 | WBTV

    Voting activists and volunteers fanned out over the presidential battleground of North Carolina on the final day of early in-person voting to urge undecideds and the uninterested to cast ballots. Unions, social and fiscal conservatives and civil rights groups held rallies and canvassed neighborhoods Saturday.

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  19. N Carolina Rep. Cecil Brockman says he's bisexualRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | WBTV

    A North Carolina House member says he's making public his bisexuality so people know members of the LGBT community remain in the General Assembly and will keep speaking up against discrimination. Democratic Rep. Cecil Brockman of Guilford County told the News & Record of Greensboro of his decision to come out.

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  20. No mention of email scandal as Bill Clinton addresses Charlotte votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | WBTV

    Just nine days remain before Election Day and campaigns continue to focus on North Carolina. Sunday afternoon, former President Bill Clinton addressed a crowd of 400 voters in Charlotte.

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