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NC Student Takes School Bus On Joyride

NC Student Takes School Bus On JoyrideSawyer said the student won't be suspended but will face consequences.
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  • 15 hours, 33 minutes ago
Local

WFMY News 2's Fall Events In The Triad And Beyond

WFMY News 2's Fall Events In The Triad And BeyondWFMY News 2 has your list for fall festivals for your family in the Piedmont Triad.
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  • 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
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Burlington Man Arrested For Downloading Child Porn

Burlington Man Arrested For Downloading Child PornDeputies say Matthew Dane Chilton, 35, was arrested Thursday after they searched and seized items at his house.
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  • 16 hours, 31 minutes ago
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Fall In North Carolina

Fall In North CarolinaGreen and gold intermingle on this hillside in Valle Crucis, N.C.
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  • 16 hours, 47 minutes ago
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Zeek Rewards Founder Charged In $850M Scheme

Zeek Rewards Founder Charged In $850M SchemeAuthorities say Burks diverted more than $10 million to himself.
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  • 17 hours, 6 minutes ago
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Greensboro Police ID Victims In Double Shooting

Greensboro Police ID Victims In Double ShootingPolice officers have identified two men found shot Thursday night in the 700 block of Marsh St
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  • 17 hours, 35 minutes ago
2 Wants to Know

Kids Want To Know: How Did Dinosaurs Die?

Kids Want To Know: How Did Dinosaurs Die?It's a good question, and there are several theories.
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  • 19 hours, 2 minutes ago
Call for Action

Lessons Learned Helping Others Help Call For Action Volunteer

Lessons Learned Helping Others Help Call For Action VolunteerOur Call For Action volunteers help others on a weekly basis, but the information they give you has also helped them!
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  • 19 hours, 3 minutes ago
Local

Make A Difference Day: It's All About Helping Your Community

Make A Difference Day: It's All About Helping Your CommunityMake A Difference Day is the largest single-day of volunteering in the country.
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  • 19 hours, 11 minutes ago
2 Wants to Know

Postal Inspectors: Look Closely Before Swiping Your Card

Postal Inspectors: Look Closely Before Swiping Your CardChances are you do it several times a week - swipe your credit card to buy something. But conmen could be watching.
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  • 19 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Happy Friday! Greensboro Sunrise

Happy Friday! Greensboro SunriseGreensboro sunrise
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  • 21 hours, 21 minutes ago
Crime

Police: Sex Offender Exposed Himself To Woman In Burlington Walmart

Police: Sex Offender Exposed Himself To Woman In Burlington WalmartA Sex Offender in Burlington is facing charges for allegedly exposing himself to a clerk at Walmart.
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  • 21 hours, 50 minutes ago
Local

Police Issue Warning About Calls From 'Fake IRS Agents

Police Issue Warning About Calls From 'Fake IRS AgentsThe police department and the IRS wants everyone to know the calls are FAKE!
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  • 23 hours, 44 minutes ago
2 Wants to Know

6 Networking Hints For Retirees

6 Networking Hints For RetireesExperts say planning social activities is just as important as budgeting your money.
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  • 23 hours, 51 minutes ago
Local

Autopsy: Bianca Tanner's Cause Of Death-'Undetermined Trauma'

Autopsy: Bianca Tanner's Cause Of Death-'Undetermined Trauma'The Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner's Officer released autopsy report on former GCS teacher Bianca Tanner
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Top News

Police: Suspect Fires Gun During Papa John's Robbery

Police: Suspect Fires Gun During Papa John's RobberyBurlington police say someone robbed an area Papa Johns Thursday night, after firing a handgun.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Good Morning Show

Tiny Houses Making A Huge Difference

Tiny Houses Making A Huge DifferenceHow you can help end homelessness in Greensboro.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

NC Prosecutor To Dismiss Speeding Tickets Because Of Radar Guns

NC Prosecutor To Dismiss Speeding Tickets Because Of Radar GunsA prosecutor will dismiss about 230 speeding tickets city police wrote using radar guns with out-of-date certifications
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Good Morning Show

WFMY Works To Make A Difference

WFMY Works To Make A DifferenceFolks at WFMY News 2 went to work, sprucing up the Media Room at Nathanael Greene Elementary School in Liberty.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
2 Wants to Know

Your Kids & Their Role Models

Your Kids & Their Role ModelsYou're no Taylor Swift, but you don't have to compete. How to be a role model and deal with their other role models.
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Good Morning Show

Trains, Trolleys & Shuttles To Ease BBQ Festival Traffic

Trains, Trolleys & Shuttles To Ease BBQ Festival TrafficNorth Carolina Amtrak trains will be making their once-a-year stop in Lexington to the Barbecue Festival this weekend.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Good Morning Show

Rockingham Co. Program Helps Violent Offenders, Shows Crime Reduction

Rockingham Co. Program Helps Violent Offenders, Shows Crime ReductionProject SAFE Rockingham County rehabilitates violent offenders out on parole and has been attributed to crime reduction.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Students Prep For A&T Homecoming After Shooting Last Year

Students Prep For A&T Homecoming After Shooting Last YearGREENSBORO, N.C. -- The A&T campus will host thousands of alumni and visitors this weekend for the university's homecoming, and with those crowds come extra precautions.
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Jeff Gordon Delivers 1 Millionth Meals On Wheels Meal

Jeff Gordon Delivers 1 Millionth Meals On Wheels MealThursday NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon delivered the 1 millionth Meals On Wheels meal.
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NC Grandfather Shoots Intruders Who Attempted To Rape Granddaughter

NC Grandfather Shoots Intruders Who Attempted To Rape GranddaughterThe Robeson County Sheriff's Office says one man is dead after a grandfather shot at three burglars inside his home.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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Triad Couple Pays To Feed The Homeless

Triad Couple Pays To Feed The HomelessNicki Couser and her boyfriend used their own money to provide free meals to the homeless in downtown Greensboro Thursday.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Voter Guide

Candidates Talk Issues In Round 2 Debate On WFMY News 2

Candidates Talk Issues In Round 2 Debate On WFMY News 2The debate featured U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis. Geroge Stephanopoulos of ABC News served as the moderator.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Voter Guide

Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis' First NC Senate Debate

Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis' First NC Senate DebateNorth Carolina's leading U.S. Senate candidates are finally meeting in person to trade accusations and present their case to voters on live television.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Voter Guide

Breaking Down The N.C. Senate Race

Breaking Down The N.C. Senate RaceElon University Pollster Jason Husser analyzes where the candidates stand on key issues.
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Voter Guide

Congress Race With Clay Aiken Too Close To Call

Congress Race With Clay Aiken Too Close To CallSinger Clay Aiken has gone from American Idol runner-up to nail-biting candidate, on the brink of being nominated for Congress.
  • Voter Guide
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Voter Guide

Impact On Negative Ad Campaigns

Impact On Negative Ad CampaignsAs we head into election season, chances are you've seen a negative ad or two.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Voter Guide

Quarter-Cent Sales Tax: Where Will The Money Go?

Quarter-Cent Sales Tax: Where Will The Money Go?In less than two weeks, Guilford County voters will decide if they want the sales tax to increase from 6.75 to 7-percent.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

13-Year-Old Recovering After Being Shot By Burglary Suspects

13-Year-Old Recovering After Being Shot By Burglary SuspectsPolice are searching for three people who they say broke into a house and shot a teenager during a burglary.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Politics

North Carolina's Changing Voting Population

North Carolina's Changing Voting PopulationCheck out how North Carolina's voting population has in recent decades.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

Dogs Attack Winston-Salem Kids Walking Home From Bus Stop

Dogs Attack Winston-Salem Kids Walking Home From Bus StopFour pit bull mixes are being quarantined for 10-days after two kids were attacked.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
2 Wants to Know

10 Of 125 Taxis Failed Inspection In Greensboro

10 Of 125 Taxis Failed Inspection In GreensboroCity inspectors spent the day checking the city's taxis for safety, cleanliness, and properly calibrated meters.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
2 Wants to Know

What Does It Take To Be A K-9 Officer?

What Does It Take To Be A K-9 Officer?The two K9s who stopped the White House fence jumper were Belgian Malinois, a breed commonly used by military & police.
  • 2 Wants to Know
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Restaurant Report Card

RRC Lesson: How To Steam Rice

RRC Lesson: How To Steam RiceRice is a simple food, but getting it right can be tricky! Chef Al Romano shares his secrets!
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
2 Wants to Know

Gas Stations Make Largest Profit When Prices Go Down

Gas Stations Make Largest Profit When Prices Go Down2 Wants to Know found gas prices falling last Monday.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Compassion Corner Aimed To End Bullying

Compassion Corner Aimed To End BullyingThursday, Moorehead Magnet School in Winston-Salem dedicated a "compassion corner" to help fight bullying.
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NC Zoo Opens New Polar Bear Exhibit, Gov. Pat McCrory Guest Speaker

NC Zoo Opens New Polar Bear Exhibit, Gov. Pat McCrory Guest SpeakerGov. Pat McCrory visited the North Carolina Zoo for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the zoo's new polar bear expansion.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
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New Polar Bear Exhibit At NC Zoo Is Open!

New Polar Bear Exhibit At NC Zoo Is Open!The North Carolina Zoo hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning for the zoo's new expanded polar bear exhibit. Gov. Pat McCrory was one of the people who helped cut the ribbon to open the new exhibit.
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Greensboro Police Chief Search Underway

Greensboro Police Chief Search UnderwayYour opinion matters in the search for Greensboro's next Police Chief.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Crime

Reidsville Police Investigating Homicide

Reidsville Police Investigating HomicideThe Reidsville Police Department is looking for tips to help in solving a homicide.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Good Morning Show

Celebrating The Greatest Homecoming On Earth

Celebrating The Greatest Homecoming On EarthNorth Carolina A&T shows you what Aggie Pride is all about as they celebrate Homecoming.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Restaurant Report Card

2WTK Restaurant Report Card: October 23, 2014

2WTK Restaurant Report Card: October 23, 2014WFMY -- Check out the top and bottom restaurant scores this week from across the Triad.
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Local

Cat Tests Positive For Rabies In Randolph County

Cat Tests Positive For Rabies In Randolph CountyAnimal control officers area notifying residents in the Robbins Farm Rd. area of a cat testing positive for rabies.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Read to Succeed

Read 2 Succeed: Pleasant Garden Elementary 10/23/14

Read 2 Succeed: Pleasant Garden Elementary 10/23/14Read 2 Succeed: Pleasant Garden Elementary 10/23/14
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Local

Thomas Built Buses Expanding In High Point, Adding 236 Jobs

Thomas Built Buses Expanding In High Point, Adding 236 JobsThomas Built Buses announced it is expanding and adding hundreds of jobs in the Triad.
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  • 2 days ago
Good Morning Show

Get The Costumes Ready! It's Time To Trunk-Or-Treat!

Get The Costumes Ready! It's Time To Trunk-Or-Treat!Get The Costumes Ready! It's Time To Trunk-Or-Treat!
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Guilford Co. 911 Operators Get Extra Training

Guilford Co. 911 Operators Get Extra TrainingThe operators that work at the Guilford County 911 call center were able to brush up on their skills with some extra training provided by the Denise Amber Lee Foundation.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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Sex Offenders Charged With Registry Violations In Rockingham County

Sex Offenders Charged With Registry Violations In Rockingham CountyRockingham Co. Sheriff's office arrest one person and are searching for another for violations to the Sex Offender Registry.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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Thomasville Police Get 2 New K9 Officers

Thomasville Police Get 2 New K9 OfficersThomasville police got two new officers Wednesday night: two new badges and eight legs.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Good Morning Show

Early Voting Polls Open Thursday Morning

Early Voting Polls Open Thursday MorningPolls open across North Carolina's 100 counties Thursday morning in day one of the early voting period for the Nov. 4 General Election.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago