The controversial federal healthcare reform plan has a long-term goal of reducing costs to patients and businesses. But Triad Business Journal contributing writer Justin Catanoso joins WFDD's Audrey Fannin to discuss a local plan to bring those savings sooner rather than later.
Saturday, January 26, the Guilford County School System will host its Magnet Programs Fair. Kelly Hales is the executive director of federal and special programs with Guilford County Schools. She says students can choose from 53 programs to find an area of study that excites them. “Anything through our performing arts, our STEM program or our Early College programs.
Triad Stage has collected $270,320 during its December fundraiser. Their goal was $250,000. Monday, The downtown Greensboro company announced its success. Co-founder and Artistic Director Preston Lane says donations came from people across North Carolina and living in 25 other states. “We opened in the middle of a recession and we’ve survived another recession. And I think we have really learned how to make ourselves leaner and meaner and how to make art that works in this community.
The AFL-CIO protests any cuts to Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security. So it’s organizing candlelight vigils across North Carolina. Monday evening at 5 p.m. in Greensboro, Raleigh and Asheville, representatives from the union and supporters will gather outside of U.S. Congressman Mel Watts’ office. He represents our state’s 12th district and has said these key programs are needed.