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5:06 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Winston-Salem Church Won’t Marry Heterosexual Couples Until Same-Sex Couples Can Marry

Rev. Kelly Carpenter, says his congregation at Green Street United Methodist in Winston-Salem continues to diversify, and now has more than 15 gay and lesbian couples.
Credit Green Street United Methodist Church

A church in Winston-Salem says it won’t marry heterosexual couples until same-sex couples can marry.

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1:47 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Triad Catholics Want A Pope Who Will Lead Them into the 21st Century

Holy Family Catholic Church in Clemmons. It was built in 1984 and is in the Charlotte Diocese.
Kathryn Mobley WFDD

The congregation of Holy Family Catholic Church in Clemmons is actively praying for the new pope to be sensitive to the needs of followers. Many also want him to have a progressive view regarding various social issues.

Wednesday afternoon, white smoke curled from a chimney on the Sistine Chapel signaling the selection of a new pope.  He’s Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Buenos Aries, Argentina. Now he's chosen the name Francis.   A few hours earlier in the United States--catholics were praying the College of Cardinals would be led by the Holy Spirit as they selected a new leader. 

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Arts
10:31 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Composer Kenneth Frazelle and "A Book of Days"

Composer Kenneth Frazelle.
Credit Cary Clifford

As broadcast at 8:35 am and 5:44 pm.

North Carolina composer and University of North Carolina School of the Arts professor Kenneth Frazelle  has written works for an extensive list of world-renowned performers including cellist Yo-Yo Ma, soprano Dawn Upshaw and choreographer Bill T. Jones just to name a few.

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Religion
3:10 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

WFDD Live Coverage of New Pope

View of the Vatican

  WFDD will bring you the second hour of NPR's Talk of the Nation, with special coverage of the election of the new Pope.

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12:41 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Deadline Today for Appeal on Smith-Reynolds Tower Closing

Credit Konabish ~ Greg Bishop via flickr Creative Commons

It was a week ago when the Federal Aviation Administration announced that it would close the control tower at Winston-Salem's Smith-Reynolds Airport.  Today, March 20th, is the deadline for the airport to appeal that decision. 

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