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Scholarship program hopes to promote diversity within Winston-Salem police force

    Scholarship program hopes  to promote diversity within Winston-Salem police force

By Tevin Stinson The Chronicle In an effort to increase the number of minority officers, the Winston-Salem Police Department (WSPD) has established the Bonner-Redd-Surrat-Davis Scholarship program. The program is named

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Report: Blacks, Hispanics Doing Better but Still Lag Whites

    Report: Blacks, Hispanics Doing Better but Still Lag Whites

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite high-profile concern over issues underscored by the racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, African Americans and Hispanics are faring well in certain

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Early voting plan too friendly to suburbs, critics say

    Early voting plan too friendly to suburbs, critics say

(pictured above: Charles Wilson addresses Board of Elections members (from left): Fleming El-Amin, Ken Raymond and Stuart Russell. Also pictured is clerk Judy Speas.) Proposed early voting sites that favor suburban

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Non-profit helps Lupus-sufferers spread their wings

    Non-profit helps Lupus-sufferers spread their wings

Keva Brooks Napper’s own struggle with Lupus inspired her to start Beautiful Butterflies,  a nonprofit that assists other’s living with the autoimmune disease. Lupus causes the body to attack its

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Program gives gift of reading year-round

    Program gives gift of reading year-round

(pictured above: Media Coordinator Myra Worrell presents a book to a Konnoak student.) by: Kim Underwood W-S/Forsyth County Schools Fifth-grader Lizeth

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The Only Way is Up

    The Only Way is Up

Principal seeks to create a new culture and attitude at newly-merged Philo-Hill Macon, Ga.-native Kenyatta Bennett has always enjoyed a

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Editorial: Common Core, White Power

    Editorial: Common Core, White Power

Parents have been advised to expect their kids to bring home lower End-of-Course (EOC) and End-of-Grade (EOG) scores when they

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Center: Boost in minimum wage would help North Carolinians

    Center: Boost in minimum wage would help North Carolinians

A new report from the North Carolina Justice Center finds that raising the minimum wage would have “far-reaching impacts on

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Baptist leaders: push through immigration reform

    Baptist leaders: push through immigration reform

A group of North Carolina ministers gathered on the steps of First Baptist Church on Highland Avenue Tuesday to demand

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Black History in the Flesh

    Black History in the Flesh

Fire Department honors those who blazed the path The Winston-Salem Fire Department kept up what has become a Black History

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