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Why does WGHP MyFox8 keep failing to identify owners of problematic apartments?

On February 14, WGHP MyFox8 posted to its website a story by reporter Aleksandra Bush about plans by the City of Greensboro to take over repairs of an apartment complex at which five children died in a fire in 2018. The story erroneously reported the owners of the apartment complex as Arco Realty and WGHP has failed to correct it — it is at least the third time WGHP has done this. To report Arco Realty as the owners of the property, as WGHP did, is not only demonstrably wrong, it conceals the people actually responsible for the building. Why would WGHP keep doing that?

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Dudley girls wrap up conference basketball title

Coach Frank McNeil knew senior night would be emotional for his Dudley girls basketball team. But he wouldn’t have minded a little less drama tonight at Bradley Gymnasium. McNeil’s Panthers broke a tie at 50 with 1:15 to play and came away with a 55-51 victory over Mount Tabor that not only was their 13th straight win, but clinched the Piedmont Triad 3-A Conference regular-season title

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“I ask that you all hold these people accountable.” Man claims he was abused by officers in Guilford County Jail

At the Guilford County Board of Commissioners, Thursday, Feb. 7 meeting, Aydin Lyrik, a self-employed Greensboro resident, told the nine commissioners – and the audience in the meeting room and watching on TV – that he underwent a harrowing experience last August in which he was shackled naked in the Guilford County jail in Greensboro for hours, called the N-word and mistreated after being arrested on a drunken and disorderly charge.

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Enough is enough: It’s time to wake up and reform the way North Carolina controls liquor

An argument over the evils of alcohol, though sometimes valid, shouldn’t serve as one point of debate on what is a complex issue transcending the idea of whether people should buy liquor — whether to drink it or to collect it. The argument, rather, is about getting government out of people’s way. It’s about giving entrepreneurs the freedom to honor tradition, to work on perfecting their crafts, to identify markets and to prosper from them. To give consumers more freedom to choose where to buy, and giving them more choice regarding what to buy.

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