5:35 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Triad Communities Plan Climate Change Rallies

Members of 350 will join other environmental groups and other community members for a climate convergence rally in the city on Thursday.
Credit Debra Demske

Cyclists from different points in North Carolina will converge on Raleigh this weekend to draw attention to climate change issues. Winston-Salem and Greensboro, will host rallies to support the cyclists during their journey.

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2:28 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Same-Sex Couples Excluded from Certain Tax Benefits

Suze Orman urges North Carolina's gay couples to move to other states that recognize and honor their union.
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When Suze Orman speaks, millions listen and absorb her common sense and financial wisdom, including advice and comments about taxes. The CNBC Host and New York Times bestselling author was part of a Monday phone press conference sponsored by the national group, Respect for Marriage Coalition. Orman criticized the American Tax System for promoting financial discrimination against married gay and lesbian couples. She’s been with her partner Kathy Travis for 13 years.

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Boston Marathon
2:23 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Conflicting Reports on Arrest in Boston Marathon Bombing

Update:  NPR is reporting that FBI sources say no arrest has been made in the case.  Federal, state and local authorities will hold a press conference in Boston at 5 p.m. 

NPR has announced plans to broadcast this event live during All Things Considered.


CNN is reporting that a suspect has been arrested in the Boston Marathon bombing case. NPR is continuing to gather information and will have in-depth coverage during its news programs.

12:38 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Boston Marathon Bombings Impact Piedmont Residents

Destroyed pressure cooker used as an explosive device in the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing.
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Monday’s Bombings at the Boston Marathon hit home for many in the Piedmont who are from that area. One of those is WFDD’s Dave Goren, who talks about the tragedy in this week’s sports commentary.

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10:17 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Meet the Artist: Singer/Songwriter Randy Fulk

Singer/Songwriter Randy Fulk.
Randy Fulk

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

From the age of eight, Randy Fulk worked with his family on the tobacco farm where he grew up. During harvest celebrations and on Saturday nights he played guitar and accompanied his Aunt Bessie on banjo and Uncle Joe on fiddle playing old time ballads.

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