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48 Hour Push To Stuff Stockings In Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, NC – Help make Christmas special for Triad children by donating to the 48-hour stuff a stocking blitz in Greensboro this weekend. The hope is to get as many stockings and toys as possible for the Salvation Army. It’s located at the Walmart off Battleground Avenue.

Morton Motor Express, one of our stuff a stocking partners, is hosting this push to get stockings and toys. The goal is to fill a tractor trailer with at least 500 stockings.

Anyone interested in donated can drop off stuffed stockings or toys between 5 p.m.

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Dismissed

GREENSBORO, NC — The United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina dismisses Black Network Television lawsuit against City of Greensboro. While not a factor in the judge’s decision, BNT had made representations to the Greensboro City Council about their network and their show “Watcha Cooking” in a presentation that included an edited magazine cover that made it appear as if an article about the show was on the cover. The fake was discovered by a local blogger. Related: Did sitcom producer try to bamboozle city council with fake magazine cover?

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Sickening!

GREENSBORO, NC – As video surfaces showing animal cruelty at a North Carolina chicken farm, the News & Record’s Doug Clark reminds us of the local state representatives who voted for a new law, effective next year, that makes it a crime to document such abuses on video. They are Phil Berger, John Blust, John Faircloth and veterinarian Trudy Wade. Related: Video leads to criminal charges for “malicious” killings. | The video (disturbing content).

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Daughter accepts degree for murdered dad at UNCG’s graduation

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s been two months, and the death of 35-year-old Michael Lovett is still unsolved.

But Thursday, his family took time to honor him for his dedication in the classroom.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro hosted its 124th commencement ceremony. The university awarded more than 1,600 degrees at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Lovett’s family said they were proud of him for earning his economics degree, but they were frustrated because he wasn’t able to cross the stage to accept it.

“I know he worked really hard when he was in school,” said his wife, Shannon Lovett.

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