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7:00 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Deere-Hitachi Expands, TIMCO Waits and the Rhino Returns

Deere-Hitachi is is celebrating its 25th anniversary in Kernersville, and starting a $97 million expansion, the largest in its history.
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Each Friday WFDD takes a look at business in the Triad.   This week instead of focusing on one topic, we'll review three developments in area business with Justin Catanoso, contributing writer for the Business Journal and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program.  

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7:00 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Greensboro's Performance Art Center Following in Durham's Footsteps

A sketch of the GPAC theater interior as presented in May, 2012.
Credit Rosser International, Inc., Artec Consultants, Inc. and Sutton Kennerly and Associates Inc.

Creating a performing arts center can draw people and businesses to a city’s downtown area, but it takes a lot of money and forethought to make it happen.   Business Journal reporter, Catherine Carlock, joins WFDD's Audrey Fannin for an update on Greensboro's performing arts center project, and how, in many ways, it's following the process Durham undertook to build its center.

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11:32 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Packing A Lunch will Help Feed Some Guilford County Children

You can save $5-$10 dollars a day by not eating out for lunch. This week, BackPack Beginnings wants you to pack your lunch for at least one day and donate what you save to feed a hungry, Guilford County child for a weekend.
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This week, consider skipping one meal in a restaurant to help fill the belly of a hungry child in Guilford County.

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4:35 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

GSO Salvation Army Opens New Family Store

Greensboro's Salvation Army has a new family store at 2100 North Elm Street, in the former Rite Aid building.
Credit Salvation Army

You can stretch your dollar further at a new Greensboro store.

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10:12 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Greensboro Theatre Group Sets Stage for Teens

Community Theatre of Greensboro is mobilizing people and resources to create an entertainment venue for teens. They're seeking funding for future events.
Credit wiki

One Greensboro theatre group is creating a new venue for teenagers.

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