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11:35 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Rowan County Commissioners Adhere to Federal Ban Regarding Prayer

Rowan County Commissioners disagree with federal ban on prayer before their meetings.
Credit Wikimedia

Rowan County Commissioners have found a way to continue their tradition of praying before their meeting without disobeying a federal order.

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8:44 am
Tue August 6, 2013

10 Things to Know for Tuesday August 6, 2013

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Arts
8:02 am
Tue August 6, 2013

New Still Life Exhibit Opens at The Reynolda House Museum of American Art

A still life by William Harnett featured in the new exhibit.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm

Listen to David Ford's complete interview with Reynolda House Director of Public Programs Phil Archer.

Coming up August 10–December 8, in the Mary and Charlie Babcock Wing Gallery, Reynolda House Museum of American Art presents "Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life". The exhibition features some of the finest examples of still life—both traditional and some unexpected approaches—from collections across North Carolina. It’s a bountiful exploration of one of art's most popular genres, and how the everyday objects depicted within it continue to capture our imagination. David Ford spoke with Director of Public Programs Phil Archer.

 

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7:39 am
Tue August 6, 2013

GSO's Newest Public Art Provides Shelter

About 23,000 marbles are part of a new bus stop shelter in Greensboro.
Kathryn Mobley WFDD

There's a new spot in Greensboro that's turning heads.

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Skills Gap
6:46 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Sen. Hagan Introduces Bill to Address Job Skills Gap

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is optimistic that the America Works Act will help address the skills-gap shortage reported by employers.
Credit U.S. Pacific Fleet

  A bipartisan bill working its way through Congress aims to combat the job-skills gap. 

North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan, introduced the America Works Act with bipartisan co-sponsors.  She says a recent study that found 67% of US manufactureres report a shortage of available, qualified workers, which reflected what she sees in her state.

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