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7:31 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Could Affect NC Amendment

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments on same-sex marriage this week.
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  This week the U-S Supreme Court is hearing arguments over same sex marriage.  Tuesday, the court heard arguments challenging Prop 8, the California state constitutional amendment that prevents the state from recognizing same-sex marriage.   John Dinan, professor of politics at Wake Forest University, says the California amendment differs from North Carolina's.  The California Supreme Court recognized same-sex marriages in 2008, but six months later, Prop 8 took that recognition away.

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Education
4:43 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

New Superintendent Announced for Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools

Beverly Emory tells WFDD's Keri Brown she will visit schools every Friday as part of her new role as superintendent for Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools.
Caroline Potter

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school system has a new superintendent.

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Sports
12:50 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Is Tiger Woods Ready for The Masters?

Tiger Woods in #1 spot as he prepares for The Masters in Augusta, GA.
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After he won the latest pro golf tournament on Monday, Tiger Woods climbed back to number one in the sport.  In his weekly Sports Commentary, WFDD's Dave Goren says that mean all is right with the golf world.

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News
10:45 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Triad Same-Sex Couples Vow to Keep Fighting for Equal Rights

300 gather at Monday night's Light the Way to Justice Candlelight Vigil in the Federal Courthouse plaza.
Kathryn Mobley WFDD

Members of the LGBT community in the Triad say they are determined to fight for their right to marry and raise a family.  Monday night in Winston-Salem's Federal Courthouse plaza, about 300 braved a cold wind and falling temperatures at the Light the Way to Justice Candlelight Vigil. It was on the eve of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments regarding two issues related to same-sex marriage. Michelle Hawks and her partner have been together for four years. Last July, they married in Washington, D.C. She says recognizing them as a legal couple does not offend the God they serve.

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Arts
10:33 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Laurie Anderson Performs "Dirtday" at Salem College

Performance artist Laurie Anderson.
Credit Lucie Jansch / Canal Street Communications/Laurie Anderson Studio

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

Laurie Anderson has chosen the roads less traveled for more than four decades. Her groundbreaking original works seamlessly blend the worlds of art, theatre, storytelling and experimental music.

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