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Healthcare Reform
11:52 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Healthcare Exchanges Set to Begin in October

Healthcare exchanges are intended to an affordable source for health insurance.

The Affordable Health Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is expected to be in full effect in 2014, but parts of it have already been implemented.  Justin Catanoso, contributing writer for the Business Journal and director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University, discusses one major part of health care overhaul that goes into effect this year with WFDD’s Audrey Fannin.

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News
5:16 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

WFU Baseball Team Donate Proceeds to Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors

The WFU baseball team has members from the Boston, and N.H. area, so they are donating ticket money from their three-game series with Boston College to survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Members of the Wake Forest University baseball team are reaching out to support the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Arts
5:06 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Film at RiverRun Looks at Triad Native's Impact on Esquire Magazine

Credit Tom Hayes-Smiling Through The Apocalypse

Thousands of people are visiting Winston-Salem this week for the 15th annual River Run International Film Festival.  More than 140 films, from 35 different countries are being shown at several venues throughout the city through April 21.

One of the films featured at the event is a documentary called Smiling through the Apocalypse: Esquire in the Sixties. Wake Forest University alumnus Tom Hayes produced and directed the film. WFDD’s Keri Brown talked with Hayes by phone from his home in New York City.

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News
8:32 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Citizens Want More Say in Sale of Joel Coliseum & Bowman Gray Stadium

City officials in Winston-Salem recorded public comments about Joel Coliseum and Bowman Gray Stadium at Wednesday's meeting. That information will be delivered to city council.
Keri Brown

The future of two major venues in Winston-Salem remains uncertain. On Wednesday, the public had its first opportunity to weigh in on the potential sale of Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Bowman Gray Stadium.

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Education
4:22 pm
Sun March 31, 2013

Deadline Nearing for Sale of Winston-Salem Coliseum & Stadium

Winston-Salem State University would acquire the city's lease for Racing events at Bowman Gray Stadium, as part of a deal to buy the stadium.
Credit daysofthundr46's via flickr

The city of Winston-Salem wants to divest some of its assets. City leaders are planning public hearings to discuss the potential sale of the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Bowman Gray Stadium .

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