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6:18 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

It's Time for Sledding! Winter Storm Brings Headaches & Fun For Triad Residents

Kids in the Clemmons area enjoyed the day off from school on Wednesday. This picture was taken near Blue Bonnet Lane.
Credit Keri Brown

The snow and bone-chilling cold weather forced schools in several North Carolina counties to close their doors Wednesday. A few inches of snow fell in the Triad, and children and adults are taking full advantage of the fluffy white stuff.

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Environment
4:00 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

NCDOT Crews Work Long Shifts Clearing Roads

Across North Carolina, within in first 24 hours of the winter storm on January 28, NCDOT road crews used 15,000-17,000 tons of salt and sand to melt snow and ice.
Credit Kathryn Mobley / WFDD

Road crews continue cleaning up primary roads and highways across North Carolina.

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Closings
2:52 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Closings and Delays for Thursday, January 30

More closings and delays due to this week's winter storm.

The following schools and organizations have reported weather-related delays and closures for Thursday, January 30th:

--Alamance-Burlington Schools Closed for students, optional teacher workday.

--Davidson County Schools Closed, Employee Code D

--Elkin City Schools will be closed, optional teacher workday.

--The Enrichment Center will open at 10 a.m.

--Forsyth Country Day School will be closed.

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Arts
8:50 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Salem Band Presents Winter Concert

The Salem Band performs.
Charles Beaman

Salem Band began performing way back in 1771 making it one of the oldest community bands in the nation. These days you can hear the ensemble perform free public concerts seven times a year. Five of them are outdoors in the beautiful, shaded confines of Salem Square. The Salem Band Winter Concert is one of two indoor performances. It’ll be held next Tuesday, February 4th in Brendle Recital Hall on the campus of Wake Forest University. As with all lSalem Band performances, the concert is free and open to the public.

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Daily Update
8:41 am
Wed January 29, 2014

10 Things to Know for Wednesday January 29, 2014

Credit Antarctica Bound via flicker creative commons

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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