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Dixie Land Politics
12:00 am
Mon January 21, 2013

How Much Should We Remember?

For many of us, holidays and national events trigger powerful memories. Today's Presidential Inauguration has WFDD's Real People, Real Stories guest commentator Richard Groves remembering his childhood and growing up in Northern Louisiana during the 50's.

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Environment
1:55 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

North Carolina Mountain Residents Wait for Power

Thousands of residents in our mountains are still without power after last nights snow storm.  The hardest hit areas were Ashe and Alleghany Counties. In Boone, Blue Ridge Electric has hundreds of linemen working to repair damaged utility lines.  WFDD's Kathryn Mobley spoke with Public Relations Director Renee Whitener.

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Triad Arts
5:59 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: January 18, 2013

“…a gentle and extraordinarily beautiful new play”. That’s what the New York Times had to say about the latest from 31 year old playwright Annie Baker. It’s called The Aliens, and it takes place in a back alley behind a small town New England coffee shop. In the play two 30-something slackers discuss music, philosophy and Bukowski. While riding the high of shroom laced tea and acoustic guitar riffs they write novels and music that the world will never see.

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Environment
5:12 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Preparing for the White Stuff

A fast moving winter storm is pushing into the North Carolina mountains. The National Weather Service predicts the heavy amounts of snow will drop along the southern to central Appalachians from the Tennessee/North Carolina border to West Virginia. And meteorologists estimate an accumulation of 4-to-9 inches of snow. 

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Education
5:14 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

WSFC School System Delays Security Changes

The Winston-Salem Forsyth County School Board wants more information before initiating new security measures at its 79 school.  Spokesman Theo Helm says last night, board members heard about several security options.  “You know it would be another $3.5 million dollars to put SRO’s at every elementary school. To a $1.2 million dollars for a card access system where all the doors would be locked and you’d have to have a card to be buzzed to get in. To keeping all doors locked and issuing keys for $25,000.” 

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