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6:14 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

Hire a Vet Week Features Job Fairs for Veterans

This is Hire a Vet Week
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This week is Hire a Vet week, under a proclamation by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory.  Job fairs are being held across the state to encourage employers to give preferential hiring consideration to veterans. Larry Calloway, Veterans Supervisor for the North Carolina Commerce Department, says hiring a veteran is a real win for employers.

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Arts
1:25 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Kripplekrunk, a Czech Folk Tale, and Joel Fan Gives Concert at the Music Academy of NC

Kripplekrunk is Rex McGee's band.
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Triad Arts Weekend: Nov. 8, 2013

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Arts
8:45 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Pianist Joel Fan Works With Young Musicians at Music Academy of North Carolina

Joel Fan
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Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm
The New York Times says Joel Fan’s piano playing has a “…powerful touch and big sound with the sparkle and rhythmic suppleness of a jazz improviser”. That suppleness enables him to take on a huge variety of musical styles from Beethoven’s Triple Concerto performances alongside Yo-Yo Ma and Jonathan Gandelsman to new works like Derek Bermel’s Funk Studies.  Joel’s appreciation for composition grew from his longtime mentor, the late American composer/pianist Leon Kirchner who died in 2009. The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and his music were at the center of Joel’s recent CD Leon Kirchner Revelations on Verdant World Records which we sample today now. This is Kirchner’s last work The Forbidden. Joel Fan spoke with David Ford by phone from his studio in New York. 

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Healthcare
7:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Hospitals Respond to Industry Changes with Job Shifts

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Hospitals across the Triad are responding to a number of changes in the healthcare industry. Justin Catanoso, contributing writer for the Business Journal and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program, and WFDD's Audrey Fannin discuss why that means some hospitals are cutting jobs - and hiring - at the same time.

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Safety
8:47 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Saturday's Emergency at Smith Reynolds Airport Only a Drill

Disaster response drill to be held at Smith Reynolds Airport Saturday.
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If you're near Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston Salem this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., don't be alarmed if you see a lot of emergency vehicles.  August Vernon, Operations Manager for the Forsyth County office of Emergency Management, says it's a full-scale disaster drill all airports are required to do every three years.

Vernon says these activities are necessary because they help responders be ready when real emergencies happen.

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