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9:47 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Take the Lead Dance Benefits Bethesda Center for the Homeless

David Piner and Anne Guill dance for Take the Lead.
Idlewild Photography

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

Take the Lead Winston-Salem is a local group of daring, high-profile community leaders who are paired with dance professionals for an evening of dynamic and entertaining performances. 

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Aviation
7:36 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Local Airports Running Out of Hangar Space

PTI and other Triad airports are running out of hangar space.
Credit Dave Thrower

  One sign of the improving economy is squeezing  local airports.  Business Journal contributing writer, Justin Catanoso, joins WFDD's Audrey Fannin to discuss one side effect of the aviation industry's expansion in the Triad. Catanoso is the director of Wake Forest University's Journalism Program.

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News
5:54 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

RiverRun International Film Festival Begins

The RiverRun International Film Festival will take place at various venues throughout Winston-Salem from April 12-21.
Credit City of Winston-Salem

The 15th annual RiverRun Film Festival begins Friday in Winston-Salem.

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Education
2:26 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

NC Schools Are Transitioning From Textbooks to E-Books

All students in grades 3-12 at Mooresville Graded Schools in N.C. receive a laptop computer from the district to use inside and outside of the classroom.
Credit Mooresville Graded School District

More than 150 education leaders from across the country are meeting Thursday at Discovery Communications’ outside of Washington D.C. to discuss the future of digital textbooks and the transition to the digital classroom. Thousands more are joining the one-day conference on-line.

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News
12:04 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Unemployment Down in 99 NC Counties

Credit By Alexrk2 [CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The unemployment numbers for February are in… and they’re at least somewhat encouraging for all but one of North Carolina’s counties.

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