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This is what home-grown terrorism looks like

American judges ruling according to Sharia law. Cultural jihad. Madrassah “training centers.” Muslims infiltrating government, academia, medicine, the media. This was the portrait painted by a presenter at a meeting in Kernersville last week on the topic of “Islamicizing America.” ($$$ — fee may be required.)

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Guilford County teachers get extra training with reading materials

The school system adopted the ARC materials and approach district-wide for grades four through nine after piloting it at Gillespie among other schools last year. More than 400,000 books for students have been delivered to schools around the district since May 2016. The books cover many different categories: fun reading, literature, science, sports fiction and so forth. And they are all sorted for reading level and elementary, middle or high school age-appropriateness. ($$$ — fee may be required.)

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12 year-old killed in hit & run

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A 12-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Greensboro late Thursday night, according to N.C State Highway Patrol. Officials say the boy was hit by a car traveling south on Ward Road from East Market Street around 11:10 p.m. The boy was later pronounced dead at Moses Cone Hospital shortly before midnight.

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Shake it up: Greensboro City Council Elections Getting Interesting – Early

GREENSBORO, NC — Although the Greensboro City Council elections are nine months away, 2017 looks like it might be the year of the shake-up. After the last election, when every incumbent was reelected, new groups and candidates are organizing—early this time—a sign of dissatisfaction with the current council and of serious intentions to make some changes. Several candidates are ready to run and new groups are on the scene.

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Guilford Schools annual report shows mixed results on progress

GREENSBORO, NC — Guilford County Schools has made measurable progress on many different fronts over the last three years — but not much when it comes to increasing the overall percentage of students scoring “proficient” or “advanced” on end-of-grade or course tests. On Monday, the administration released its annual report on the progress made toward strategic goals. Officials have been working toward the 2016 goals since 2013. ($$$ — fee may be required.)

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