Winston-Salem

Research
10:09 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Universities Seek New Revenue from Research

Microscope in window
Credit ©WFU/Ken Bennett / Wake Forest University

Universities and colleges with a strong focus on research are exploring new revenue opportunities by licensing their discoveries and creating spinoff companies to produce and sell them. Justin Catanoso, 

contributing writer with the Business Journal and director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University, discusses how Triad institutions are participating in this trend with WFDD’s Audrey Fannin.

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Arts
4:59 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Bob Timberlake: A 70-Year Retrospective in Winston-Salem

Bob Timberlake
Credit photo by Steve Biddle

"It only takes three things for you to be happy in this world," Bob Timberlake says, "Someone to love, something to look forward to, and something to work hard at."

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News
9:24 am
Sat June 8, 2013

Plants, Dirt and Worms Will Teach Some Winston-Salem Children Math and Reading

Latch Key's 2-acre garden will teach children math, reading and leadership skills.
Credit Latch Key, Inc.

  Latch Key, Inc. is turning a garden into a classroom.

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Housing
9:11 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

New Apartments Planned for Winston-Salem

New apartments planned for former RJ Reynolds buildings in downtown Winston-Salem.
Credit Kathryn Essig via flickr

Apartment development has been on the rise since the housing market disintegrated during the recession. Downtown Winston-Salem has had a number of new apartment complexes open up recently, and on this week's Business Report, Catherine Carlock, a reporter with The Business Journal, discusses plans for renovating five R.J. Reynolds buildings into new housing.

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News
4:09 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Triad Protest Groups Want Residents to Speak Out Against New Duke Energy Rate Hikes

North Carolina residents may have to pay about $14.00 more for Duke Energy utility service.
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Grassroots groups say hardship stories from Triad residents can fight utility price increases.

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