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  1. Police: College hoops coach threw punch killing NYC touristRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 9 | WBTV

    A rising star in college basketball's coaching ranks threw a punch that led to the death of a New York City tourist who apparently mistook him for an Uber driver, police said on Thursday. Wake Forest assistant coach Jamill Jones attacked digital marketing guru Sandor Szabo around 1:15 a.m. Sunday in Queens, causing him to fall and hit his head on the sidewalk, police said.

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  2. List of Obama endorsements include 6 N Carolina candidatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 1 | WBTV

    Former President Barack Obama has put his seals of approval upon a half-dozen Democratic legislative candidates in North Carolina this fall. Obama and national Democrats are paying attention to races for the North Carolina General Assembly, which Republicans have controlled since 2011.

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  3. Six nurses in same NC hospital unit find out they're pregnantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | WBTV

    Six nurses in Winston-Salem, North Carolina are sharing a serendipitous connection. All of them are pregnant, all of them work at an outpatient oncology clinic at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and all of them found out within months of each other.

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  4. North Carolina hospital seeks to resume low-risk deliveriesRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2018 | WBTV

    The Winston-Salem Journal reports Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center said in a news release Tuesday it has submitted an application to state regulators to renovate two floors of the main hospital with a late 2019 completion date. The project would include expanding and updating the neonatal intensive care unit, which would have 51 private rooms, with two reserved for twins.

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  5. North Carolina woman with second-degree murder in wreckRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | WBTV

    Police have charged a North Carolina woman with second-degree murder in connection with a crash that killed a man. High Point police told local news outlets 32-year-old Serenity Love Givens of Greensboro is charged in the weekend crash which killed 28-year-old Joey L. Deweese of High Point.

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  6. North Carolina volunteer firefighter dies in wreckRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | WBTV

    New outlets report that 55-year-old Michael Goodnight died in a wreck around 2 p.m. Wednesday in eastern Rowan County. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said Goodnight was in a pickup when he ran into a car that was turning left as he attempted to pass across double yellow lines.

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  7. 1 patient discharged, 2 critical after ammunition plant fireRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 | WBTV

    One of three patients being treated for injuries sustained during a fire at the main propellant-manufacturing facility for the U.S. Department of Defense has been discharged from a North Carolina hospital. A spokeswoman for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center said Wednesday that one patient injured earlier this week at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant had been discharged and the other two remained in critical condition.

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  8. Woman set on fire in domestic violence incident diesRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | WBTV

    Authorities say a North Carolina woman who was set on fire during a domestic violence incident last December has died. A sheriff's office SWAT Team and a hostage negotiator responded to a home Dec. 7 after a call about a burn victim.

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  9. North Carolina police shoot man accused in father's deathRead the original story

    May 16, 2018 | WBTV

    High Point police tell local news outlets a woman called saying her brother showed up at her apartment Wednesday covered in blood, adding that her brother said he killed their father. The woman sent police to her grandparents' house to do a welfare check, and when they arrived, a man with a shotgun started firing at them from the roof.

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  10. Death toll rises to 5 children in North Carolina fireRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | WBTV

    A nursing supervisor at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center told local media three other children died Sunday at Brenner Children's Hospital in Winston-Salem. It took Greensboro firefighters about 25 minutes to extinguish the flames around 4 a.m. Saturday.

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  11. Pair arrested in Texas after deadly Iredell County stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | WBTV

    Two 20-year-olds were located and arrested in Texas in connection with the deadly stabbing of an Iredell County woman on Thursday. According to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office, Dakoda Michael Drake and Brenda Kaylee Gabrielle Evey went to a home on Wagon Trail Lane in Statesville to reportedly "settle a debt for a narcotics deal" that happened months before.

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  12. North Carolina police officer hit, dragged under carRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2018 | WBTV

    Police in North Carolina say an officer was hit by a car and dragged after attempting to serve an arrest warrant. The Winston-Salem Journal reports Winston-Salem police said the officer was trying to serve the warrant Thursday at a convenience store when he was hit by the car and briefly swept under it. 2 comments

  13. Report: N Carolina hospital misdiagnosed more cancer casesRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | WBTV

    A report on cancer misdiagnoses at a North Carolina hospital has revealed at least 25 patients were affected by faulty pathology laboratory test results. The Winston-Salem Journal cites a report released last week that says at least two of three patients at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center who were diagnosed with cancer underwent lumpectomies and radiation before being told they didn't have cancer.

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  14. NC man attacked by rabid coyote while taking out trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | WBTV

    A Wake Forest man was attacked by a coyote Wednesday night as he was taking out his trash, town officials said. Around 9:30 p.m., the homeowner was taking his trash out in the 3100 block of Lariat Ridge Drive when the animal attacked.

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  15. NC man attacked by coyote while taking out trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | WBTV

    A Wake Forest man was attacked by a coyote Wednesday night as he was taking out his trash, town officials said. Around 9:30 p.m., the homeowner was taking his trash out in the 3100 block of Lariat Ridge Drive when the animal attacked.

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  16. North Carolina man charged in girlfriend's deathRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2018 | WBTV

    High Point police say 56-year-old Clarence Ray Gidderon is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Paige Rickard. Investigators say officers responding to a call on March 29 found Rickard with multiple stab wounds in a parking lot in High Point.

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  17. More Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2018 | WBTV

    North Carolina health officials say six more people have died from the flu, ending the official 2017-18 flu season with a record 348 deaths. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said there were three deaths for the week ending March 31, which is considered the final week of the flu season.

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  18. Death toll from flu in North Carolina reaches record of 342Read the original story

    Mar 29, 2018 | WBTV

    Health officials in North Carolina say the death toll from the flu for the 2017-18 season has increased its record-setting total to 342. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services says 11 flu-related deaths were reported last week, and there were three deaths in previous weeks found to have resulted from the virus.

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  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WBTV

    "I'm thankful that I had cancer. I'm happy that I had cancer. Because I think I have grown from it.

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  20. Official: North Carolina jail inmate dies after 12-foot fallRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | WBTV

    An official says an inmate at a North Carolina jail has died after falling 12 feet over a second-floor railing. The Winston-Salem Journal reports Forsyth County Chief Deputy Brad Stanley said 61-year-old Robin Steven Thomason fell about 7:45 p.m. Sunday over a railing in the housing area of the jail.

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