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Our State Magazine Releases Beach Issue

Our State Magazine Releases Beach IssueThe publication showcases some of North Carolina's top beaches.
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A Koala Walks Into A Hospital...

A Koala Walks Into A Hospital...Sounds like the start of a bad joke, but it really happened!
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Tropical Disturbance Could Impact Carolina Coast

Tropical Disturbance Could Impact Carolina CoastTropical Disturbance Could Impact Carolina Coast
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Elon University Football Player Suspended After Burglary Charge

Elon University Football Player Suspended After Burglary ChargeAn Elon football player was suspended following his arrest on a burglary charge.
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Police: Man Stole Kayaks, Tried To Sell Them Back To Victim

Police: Man Stole Kayaks, Tried To Sell Them Back To VictimSocial media sped up the process for law enforcement.
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Oldest Copy Of Ten Commandments Goes On Display

Oldest Copy Of Ten Commandments Goes On DisplayThe manuscript is so brittle that it will only be on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem for two weeks.
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Police Find Pot In Diaper Bag, Charge Parents

Police Find Pot In Diaper Bag, Charge ParentsNashville police arrested the parents of a young girl after finding about 400 grams of marijuana next to an unused diaper inside the child's diaper bag.
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Man Arrested In Theft of Nearly 200 Beef Cows

Man Arrested In Theft of Nearly 200 Beef CowsThe SBI confirmed an arrest has been made in the case of missing black Angus cows.
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Dog Rescued After Found Impaled, Dangling From Tree

Dog Rescued After Found Impaled, Dangling From TreeA dog has been rescued after he was found impaled on a tree limb and dangling 15 feet in the air in a South Carolina marsh.
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Chlamydia Outbreak Stuns Texas High School

Chlamydia Outbreak Stuns Texas High SchoolSchool officials have declared an outbreak of chlamydia at a high school in Crane County, Texas, where the only sex-ed course is legally required to emphasize abstinence.
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'Wedding Singer' Rapping Granny Dies At 101

'Wedding Singer' Rapping Granny Dies At 101In The Wedding Singer, she praised for her rendition of "Rapper's Delight."
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Pizza Delivery Driver Stabbed, Robbed; Still Makes Delivery

Pizza Delivery Driver Stabbed, Robbed; Still Makes DeliveryA Louisville pizza delivery driver who was carjacked, robbed and stabbed still managed to make his delivery, which happened to be at a local emergency room.
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Greensboro Under Consideration For Hornets NBA D-League Team

Greensboro Under Consideration For Hornets NBA D-League TeamCities receiving the RFP include Asheville, Fayetteville, Greensboro and Raleigh in North Carolina as well as Charleston, Columbia and Greenville in South Carolina.
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Why We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Why We Celebrate Cinco de MayoFor many Americans, Cinco de Mayo means enjoying Mexican food and probably a few margaritas
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Crime

USC Student Accused of Putting Windex in Roommates' Food

USC Student Accused of Putting Windex in Roommates' FoodInvestigators said that the roommates set up the camera because they had several arguments with 22-year-old Hayley King
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State Issues New Vaccination Requirements For School Children

State Issues New Vaccination Requirements For School ChildrenNorth Carolina public school leaders have issued new vaccination requirements for school-aged children.
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Entertainment

David Letterman Honored In Special On WFMY News 2

David Letterman Honored In Special On WFMY News 2CBS bid adieu to David Letterman with a 90-minute tribute Monday night on WFMY News 2.
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Triad Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Colliding With Postal Truck

Triad Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Colliding With Postal TruckNo charges have been filed at this time.
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Woman Who Kissed Stranger At Boston Marathon Hears From His Wife

Woman Who Kissed Stranger At Boston Marathon Hears From His WifeA runner who kissed a stranger at the Boston Marathon heard back...from his wife.
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NC Officer Sues Starbucks Over Hot Coffee Spill

NC Officer Sues Starbucks Over Hot Coffee SpillAccording to WRAL, Matthew Kohr says he suffered burns, blisters and emotional damage when hot coffee spilled onto his lap in 2012.
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Kittens Ride Under Car From Kentucky To Greensboro

Kittens Ride Under Car From Kentucky To GreensboroSteve adopted a kitten and named her "Derby" since it was the day of the 141st Kentucky Derby.
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Yikes! Dial-Up Customer Billed For $24,000 by AT&T

Yikes! Dial-Up Customer Billed For $24,000 by AT&TBill shock" doesn't just happen to cellphone users
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Huggies Royal Treatment: Free diapers for May 2nd Babies

Huggies Royal Treatment: Free diapers for May 2nd BabiesHuggies is celebrating the Royal Baby of Cambridge by giving away a pack of diapers to babies born on May 2, 2015.
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Entertainment

Melissa Rivers: "Mom Had About 348 Plastic Surgeries

Melissa Rivers: "Mom Had About 348 Plastic SurgeriesJoan Rivers is probably chortling somewhere up in the great Comedy Club in the sky
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Cocaine Found In Man's Groin Area at JFK Airport: U.S. Customs

Cocaine Found In Man's Groin Area at JFK Airport: U.S. CustomsIn April agents said found cocaine that a man was hiding in his underwear
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Thomasville Police Investigating Large Scale Fights

Thomasville Police Investigating Large Scale FightsThe Thomasville Police Department is seeking charges against 15 adults and six juveniles after a large fight in early April.
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Husband/Columnist: Why I Won't Let My Wife Quit Her Job

Husband/Columnist: Why I Won't Let My Wife Quit Her JobSean Dunbar: Many people in our circle repeatedly ask us why my wife works when I make decent money.
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Deputy Fired, Seniors Barred From Graduation After Vandalism

Deputy Fired, Seniors Barred From Graduation After VandalismAccording to the sheriff, the video shows Jones "opening up the school helping the students carry items in
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Animal Trap Catches, Injures 12-Year-Old Triad Boy

Animal Trap Catches, Injures 12-Year-Old Triad BoyWildlife Resources Officers are trying to figure out who is responsible for setting a trap that caught and injured a 12-year-old boy in Whitsett.
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At Least 2 Shot Outside Muhammad Cartoon Exhibit

At Least 2 Shot Outside Muhammad Cartoon ExhibitThe cartoon exhibit featured "images of Islam's prophet, both historic and contemporary, and speeches by leading voices of freedom and internationally renowned free speech advocates," according to an AFDI release.
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Student Painters Doing More Than Just Painting

Student Painters Doing More Than Just PaintingFor the students, this is much more than a summer job.
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Life

10 Ways To Cut Your Mobile Phone Data Usage

10 Ways To Cut Your Mobile Phone Data UsageTip: Make sure you properly close apps when you're not using them.
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Crime

Two Arrested On Drug Charges In Burlington

Two Arrested On Drug Charges In BurlingtonOfficials say if you have a concern or problem in your neighborhood to contact your local law enforcement agency.
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5 Stories That Caught Your Eye This Week On WFMY News 2

5 Stories That Caught Your Eye This Week On WFMY News 2Here are the top five stories you were clicking on this week on WFMY News 2.
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Nation

Texter Who Hit Woman, Infant Son: 'I Am So Sorry'

Texter Who Hit Woman, Infant Son: 'I Am So Sorry'The teen who was texting while driving when she caused a crash that left a baby boy with severe injuries expressed her deep regret and apologies.
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Two Arrested In W-S Chase And Kidnapping

Two Arrested In W-S Chase And KidnappingTwo people are in custody after a police chase that ended in Winston-Salem Thursday.
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Skin Damage From Lightbulbs? One Study Says Yes

Skin Damage From Lightbulbs? One Study Says YesBut fluorescent light bulbs do contain significant levels of ultraviolet radiation – the main skin cancer risk factor.
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2 Wants to Know

'How Old Are You' Website Can Re-post Photos

'How Old Are You' Website Can Re-post PhotosAmid the fun, something caught 2 Wants To Know's attention. The website's Terms of Use.
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2 Test: Apple Watch & Wrist Tattoos #TattooGate

2 Test: Apple Watch & Wrist Tattoos #TattooGateUSA Today's Jefferson Graham took the Apple Watch to Venice Beach's boardwalk and put it to the 2 Test.
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Proposed Bill Would Increase Workers Access To Paid Sick Days

Proposed Bill Would Increase Workers Access To Paid Sick DaysRight now, there is a proposed bill in Raleigh that would increase North Carolina workers access to paid sick days and family medical leave.
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Volunteers Rescue Another Oiled Goose From Hazmat Situation

Volunteers Rescue Another Oiled Goose From Hazmat SituationVolunteers with Piedmont Wildlife Rehab rescued another oiled goose on Thursday from the same hazmat situation in Greensboro last month.
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Nation

These Mysterious Messages In The Sky Are Meant For You

These Mysterious Messages In The Sky Are Meant For YouClouds of love seem to be appearing out of thin air.
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Crime

Woman Texted "Driving Drunk Woo" Just Before Fatal Crash

Woman Texted "Driving Drunk Woo" Just Before Fatal CrashA woman charged with DUI manslaughter for a fatal crash sent text messages to her boyfriend that read "Driving drunk woo" and "I'll be dead thanks to you" minutes before the accident, reports the Miami Herald.
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Swastika Appears in Dealership Ad, Photo Service Fired

Swastika Appears in Dealership Ad, Photo Service FiredA North Texas car dealership says it is parting ways with its website photographer after a photo
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Coupled Charged With Killing Baby By Diluting Breast Milk

Coupled Charged With Killing Baby By Diluting Breast MilkTwo Georgia parents have been charged with killing their infant daughter by diluting the breast milk they fed her
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Nation

Man Falls to Death At Grand Canyon

Man Falls to Death At Grand CanyonRecovery efforts are set to begin Friday morning for the body of a man who fell over the edge at Grand Canyon
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The Internet Dark Side Google Doesn't Show You Don't Use

The Internet Dark Side Google Doesn't Show You Don't UseDark Web is where the Internet's illicit activities reside
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Crime

'Wheelchair Robber' Repeatedly Strikes NC Neighborhood

'Wheelchair Robber' Repeatedly Strikes NC NeighborhoodAccording to the CMPD police report, the suspect broke into the home's secured garage and stole about $200 worth of food and drinks
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State's Drilling Project Raises Concerns In Triad County

State's Drilling Project Raises Concerns In Triad CountyThe state of North Carolina approved $250,000 for a core drilling project for this fiscal year ending in June.
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SBI: Nearly 200 Beef Cows Stolen From NC Farm

SBI: Nearly 200 Beef Cows Stolen From NC FarmKirkpatrick said he counted the heard in early January and all were accounted for, but a recount on April 12 showed a discrepancy.
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NC Lawmakers Wanted George Washington Portrait In All Elementary Schools

NC Lawmakers Wanted George Washington Portrait In All Elementary SchoolsFour state representatives filed a bill to take $1 million dollars from the NC Education Lottery fund
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Watercooler News

Cow Gives Birth To Two-Headed Calf In Florida

Cow Gives Birth To Two-Headed Calf In FloridaA birth like this happens every one in 400 million times.
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Student Found With Brass Knuckles At Gibson Elementary

Student Found With Brass Knuckles At Gibson ElementaryWinston-Salem Forsyth County Schools will be conducting further investigation into the incident according to police.
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5 Things To Do This Weekend In The Triad

5 Things To Do This Weekend In The TriadWhen it comes to entertainment WFMY News 2 has got you covered with a list of 5 things you can do to start having fun in the Triad!
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Koala Walks Into Hospital

Koala Walks Into HospitalSurveillance cameras show a koala walking into a hospital's emergency room.
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Man Uses Unique Painting Of Himself For Marriage Proposal

Man Uses Unique Painting Of Himself For Marriage ProposalA Denver man took his fiance through a gallery and had something at the end that made his marriage proposal a work of art.
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On the red carpet at the 2015 Met Gala

On the red carpet at the 2015 Met GalaThe 2015 Metropolitan Museum of Art's Gala red carpet featured New York's celebrity royalty in some of the finest fashions of the year.
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Kittens Journey Takes Them From Kentucky to Greensboro

Kittens Journey Takes Them From Kentucky to GreensboroTwo separate litters of three kittens were rescued from underneath a car after they rode from Kentucky all the way to Greensboro on Saturday.
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Kittens Found Hidden Under Car

Kittens Found Hidden Under CarTwo separate litters of three kittens were rescued from underneath a car after they rode from Kentucky all the way to North Carolina.
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Missouri Mom Accused Being on Drug Binge and Leaving Kids at Hotel For Days

Missouri Mom Accused Being on Drug Binge and Leaving Kids at Hotel For DaysA mother from East St. Louis, Ill., is facing five counts of child endangerment. Officers said she left her four girls, ages 1 to 14, abandoned and hungry in a motel room for days
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Deputy Fired, Seniors Barred From Graduation After High School Vandalism

Deputy Fired, Seniors Barred From Graduation After High School VandalismMonroe County deputy who worked as a school resource officer has been fired for lying about his role in this week's mass vandalism by some students at Sequoyah High School
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Life

Student Painters Doing More Than Just Painting

Student Painters Doing More Than Just PaintingFor the students, this is much more than a summer job.
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Stores, Fans Prepare For Free Comic Book Day 2015

Stores, Fans Prepare For Free Comic Book Day 2015It's the day comic book fans around the world have waited for all year.
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'How Old Are You' Website Can Re-post Photos

'How Old Are You' Website Can Re-post PhotosAmid the fun, something caught 2 Wants To Know's attention. The website's Terms of Use.
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
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Young & The Restless Star Stops By WFMY News 2

Young & The Restless Star Stops By WFMY News 2The Young and The Restless star and Triad native Burgess Jenkins stopped by WFMY News 2 to talk about the job, the drama on the soap opera, and why he loves calling the Triad his home.
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State's Drilling Project Raises Concerns In Triad County

State's Drilling Project Raises Concerns In Triad CountyThe state of North Carolina approved $250,000 for a core drilling project for this fiscal year ending in June.
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Students Almost Hit By SUV While Boarding School Bus

Students Almost Hit By SUV While Boarding School BusPolice in Graham, Wash. are looking for the driver of an SUV that passed a stopped school bus on the right and nearly hit some children getting ready to board.
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Video Show SUV Almost Hitting Kids At Bus Stop

Video Show SUV Almost Hitting Kids At Bus StopPolice in Graham, Wash. are looking for the driver of an SUV that passed a stopped school bus on the right and nearly hit some children getting ready to board.
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Life

How Parents Are Putting Their Children At Risk Online

How Parents Are Putting Their Children At Risk OnlineHow Parents Are Putting Their Children At Risk Online
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Nation

Russia Loses Control of Unmanned Spacecraft

Russia Loses Control of Unmanned SpacecraftRussia said Wednesday it had lost control of an unmanned spacecraft taking supplies to the International Space Station and it is plunging back to Earth, but is likely to burn up in the atmosphere.
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Triad Dad Refuses To Bail Out Teen Jailed For Urging Riot

Triad Dad Refuses To Bail Out Teen Jailed For Urging RiotUnder North Carolina General Statute it's a Class 1 Misdemeanor for any person to willfully incite or urge another to engage in a riot according to police.
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NC Homeless Person Donates To Church

NC Homeless Person Donates To ChurchNC Homeless Person Donates To Church
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Eighth-Graders Struggling In U.S. History, Civics Classes

Eighth-Graders Struggling In U.S. History, Civics ClassesA national assessment shows eighth-graders are struggling with learning U.S. history and civics.
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Baltimore Marching Bands Seek to Change Narrative

Baltimore Marching Bands Seek to Change NarrativeBefore Tuesday night's curfew, a group of Baltimore community marching bands sought to change the city's recently tarnished image by parading through streets which have been the scene of rioting over the death in police custody of Freddie Gray.
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Life

Battle of Ideas Pits Tech Talent in London Docks

Battle of Ideas Pits Tech Talent in London DocksAround 200 computer programmers and coders battle each other and the clock in a 24-hour 'BattleHack' competition to create the best new app that can improve the world around us.
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Winston-Salem Boy Battling Cancer Wish Granted

Winston-Salem Boy Battling Cancer Wish GrantedThe North Carolina Zoo granted a child who is battling cancer, wish. Six-year-old Parker Gaillard of Winston-Salem is battling Hodgkin's lymphoma. WFMY News 2 Tony Smith reports.
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WFMY News 2 Commentary: Think About This

WFMY News 2 Commentary: Think About ThisYou've seen violence, looting, and protesting in the Baltimore streets. This is WFMY News 2's take on what's happening there, and what we all should think about.
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NC Zoo To Fulfill Wish of Boy Battling Cancer - Web Extra

NC Zoo To Fulfill Wish of Boy Battling Cancer - Web ExtraOn Tuesday morning, the North Carolina Zoo granted a child who is battling cancer, wish. Watch this web extra.
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Mom: Preschool Said No To Child Having Oreo Cookies

Mom: Preschool Said No To Child Having Oreo CookiesA Colorado mother claims a teacher at her child's preschool refused to let the little girl eat part of her lunch because it wasn't nutritious.
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Father of HPU Student Killed Wants Answers

Father of HPU Student Killed Wants AnswersGrief, Confusion, Unanswered Questions. The Father of the High Point University Student Who Died Unexpectedly Shares His Pain. WFMY News 2's Tony Smith has the exclusive story at 11 on WFMY News 2.
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RAW: NC Native Loretta Lynch Sworn In as 83rd U.S. Attorney General

RAW: NC Native Loretta Lynch Sworn In as 83rd U.S. Attorney GeneralMonday, Greensboro Native Loretta Lynch will be sworn in as the Attorney General of the United States.
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Paralyzed Teen Surprises Nurse by Walking

Paralyzed Teen Surprises Nurse by WalkingBailey Murrill said doctors told her she had a less than five percent chance of walking again. But she showed them all and surprised her nurse!
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NC Woman's Missing Cat Found in Donated Couch

NC Woman's Missing Cat Found in Donated CouchA cat missing for a month after its owner donated her couch to Habitat for Humanity has shown up alive and well at the group's resale store in Mooresville.
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Woman reunited with cat after donating couch to Re-Store

Woman reunited with cat after donating couch to Re-StoreA cat missing for a month after its owner donated her couch to Habitat for Humanity has shown up alive and well at the group's resale store in Mooresville.
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