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Regional Growth
4:00 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Greensboro Church Flips for Habitat Humanity

Pancake fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity underway Tuesday.
Credit Mel B. via Flickr

Raising money for one Triad charity is as easy as a flip. 

All day Tuesday, February 12, the West Market Street United Methodist Church will host a Pancake Day. It runs from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall at 302 West Market Street in downtown Greensboro.

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Healthcare Reform
1:24 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Healthcare Reform Again Debated in Raleigh

Healthcare reform again under debate in Raleigh

  The Affordable Health Care Act is sparking some heated debate between state legislators in Raleigh.  This week, The Triad Business Journal posted an online article about a new Senate bill that's causing controversy. Justin Catanoso, a contributing writer with the Triad Business Journal and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program spoke with WFDD's Kathryn Mobley about the key points dividing Republicans and Democrats.

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3:44 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Some Things Are Not As They Appear

Linda Hall Vaughn
Credit Linda Hall Vaughn

Most of us have heard the phrase, ‘some things are not as they appear.’ WFDD’s Real People, Real Stories guest commentator Linda Vaughn says those words well describe her life’s journey.

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Healthcare Costs
7:30 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Reducing Healthcare Costs for Patients and Businesses

Credit Tax Credits

  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.  

3:50 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

GCS Magnet Program Fair Kickoff

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.

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