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    Who capped would be robber on Hanes Mall Blvd?

    Winston-Salem Police aren’t saying much right now—-all we know is three would-be robbers entered Long Jewelers on Hanes Mall Boulevard in broad daylight on Monday and one of them ended up dead in the parking lot. Obviously a firearm was discharged, but who discharged it? Gosh, what if it…
    Sam Hieb, November 3, 2015
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    Another view on Gboro traffic stops

    I’ve taken note of retired UNCG professor Tom Kirby-Smith’s views on the N&R ed page and on social media for quite some time —-let’s just say I wouldn’t regard him as a conservative. So with that in mind, his recent letter to the editor regarding the…
    Sam Hieb, November 2, 2015
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    Love and the N&R….

    Yeah I pick on the N&R, just like the Rhino’s John Hammer, who noted our local paper of record did not send a reporter to a recent Guilford County commissioners’ meeting because the beat reporter was getting married. Just so happens there’s a big backstory to that little…
    Sam Hieb, October 29, 2015
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    Say Yes keeps saying yes

    N&R reports students at Gboro’s downtown Elon University Law School “will work with local attorneys to offer legal counseling services for families through Say Yes Guilford.” The legal counseling will be part of a broader system of supports and services offered to families through Say Yes Guilford, the local…
    Sam Hieb, October 29, 2015
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    The Greensboro Jordanaires

    Hey why not, especially since Charlotte Hornets president and chief operating officer made it clear that Greensboro’s D-league team is unequivocally “not going back to Carolina Cougars” and there “won’t be any confusion in anyone’s mind that Michael Jordan owns our team.” Personally I think reviving the Cougars…
    Sam Hieb, October 28, 2015
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    Melissa Harris-Perry watch cont.

    During a discussion over Rep. Paul Ryan, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry takes offense to the term ‘hard worker.’ Makes you wonder whether or not the powers that be at Wake Forest University —where Harris-Perry is a law professor— ever watch her show.
    Sam Hieb, October 27, 2015
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    More on Gboro DWB traffic stops

    NPR interviews the NYT reporter who wrote the big Sunday front pager on the “disproportionate risks of driving while black.”…
    Sam Hieb, October 26, 2015
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    Trudy Wade delivers the HP ‘gathering space’ cash

    N&O reports the state House of Representatives will send a total of $1.25 million to 13 towns for downtown revitalization, while in a separate Senate allocation Sen. Trudy Wade “will direct $1 million to High Point to turn a library parking lot into a downtown “central gathering space.” Wade…
    Sam Hieb, October 25, 2015