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9:46 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

New Guilford County Elementary School Hopes to Inspire Future Scientists

The media center at McNair Elementary in Brown Summit was named for retired Guilford County educator Dr. Julius Fulmore.
Credit Keri Brown

An elementary school named after astronaut and physicist Ronald McNair opened in Guilford County last week. A special ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday for the new school in Brown Summit.

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Business
7:01 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Bill cutting North Carolina's Unemployment Benefits goes to Governor

Sign promoting American workers
Kathryn Mobley 88.5 WFDD

A bill reducing North Carolina’s unemployment benefits is headed to the governor. But  opponents say this move will hurt thousands of North Carolina families and the state as a whole.

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Crime
10:47 am
Wed February 13, 2013

2 Injured in "Officer-Involved" Shooting

Credit Null Value

One man is in critical condition, and a police officer was taken to the hospital with injuries after Greensboro Police responded to a 9-1-1 call.

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Arts
7:43 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Artist Wendell Myers Showcases Work at SaxArt

Wendell Myer's painting titled "Fire Within."

Wendell Myers discusses his upcoming show at SaxArt with David Ford.

SaxArt is a Contemporary Fine Art Gallery that was founded with simple goals - to showcase "local" and "regional" artists, and in the process, highlight Saxapahaw, North Carolina as a positive, growing, creative cultural community.

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Sports
11:40 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Overuse in Youth Baseball

Over the next week, major league baseball’s spring training kicks into gear.  That means the start of youth baseball isn’t far behind. In his weekly sports commentary, WFDD’s Dave Goren looks at overuse injuries in youth baseball and what can be done to prevent them.

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