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7:41 am
Tue August 13, 2013

10 Things to Know for Tuesday August 13, 2013

Showers and thunderstorms likely, Partly sunny, with a high near 87
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Education
6:49 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Forsyth County Middle School Students Assist WFU Faculty in Solar Panel Research

Hanes Middle School students attend the Power Up! summer camp, taught by Wake Forest physics faculty and graduate students, at the school on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Physics professor David Carroll talks with the students as they work on a problem.
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A group of Winston-Salem middle school students are using their summer camp experience to assist researchers at Wake Forest University. They’re finding a new way of capturing solar energy.

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Commentary
4:56 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

The Humility of Hope

At an oasis, travelers and animals can rest and recover. Throughout history, these places have offered hope in a hostile environment.
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Before you can find an oasis, you sometimes must first travel many miles.

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News
11:36 am
Mon August 12, 2013

AAA Carolinas Names Most Dangerous Counties for Driving

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AAA Carolinas has come out with its annual list of the most dangerous North Carolina counties for driving. 

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Arts
10:01 am
Mon August 12, 2013

The "Expressions of Joy" on Piano

Pianist Joy Brit Reavis.
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Joy Brit Reavis began playing piano when she was 6 years old and just four years later she put pen to paper on the first of what would be many childhood compositions. After getting married, Joy put her composing on hold until her children were grown, and now she’s back with a vengeance. She’s already released two CDs of solo piano music—Expressions of Joy, a set of originals and her Christmas album Tidings of Joy—and she’s currently working on her third titled Joy of Nature.

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