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This fascinating exhibit features a collection of 30 accidental mummies that combines science, art, history and cultural anthropology and takes visitors back 100 years to a Mexican city where deceased residents were naturally mummified in their crypts.
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[The quote:“These people are going to try to make you feel ashamed.They’re going to try to make you feel ashamed at every step. I’m not ashamed to be a conservative, Christian man.
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It’s been a year since I drove out to the Haw River, parking near Pittsboro and swimming out to an island furnished with a rope swing and platform over the water. On my first trip this season last week, someone had built a raft and tied it up for public use.
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Seventeen-year-old Chandler Eggleston, a rising senior at Southwest Guilford High School, has been a gymnast at High Point Gymnastics Academy since he was 8 years old
Page 9 - no comments - 158 views Republican candidates crowd the runoff ballot
Republican aspirations to knock off incumbent Democrats in the council of state in Raleigh resulted in a bumper crop of competitive primaries in May. No surprise then that the crowded Republican primaries resulted in a number of runoffs to determine who will face the Democratic incumbents in November.
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Your state government at work
Larco Construction, a division of Branscom, has received a $4 million contract from the state of North Carolina to resurface 26 miles of roads in Forsyth County, the NC Department of Transportation announced. The company is based in Winston-Salem. Roadways that will see improvements include Reidsville Road, Union Cross Road, Seward Road, Fishel Road and Darwick Road. The work is scheduled to begin on July 30 and continue through early November.
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A man with neck tattoos and “possibly face” tattoos robbed staff at Freshen Up Barbers on High Point Road in Greensboro just after 10 p.m. on July 5. The suspect initially engaged staff in a conversation and asked for change, and when they started to comply the suspect pulled out a gun to demand money, police reported.
Page 11 - no comments - 148 views Coworkers stick together to get paid
Workers at Sessions had been discussing problems at work before the phone call, primarily the fact that, by their account, numerous employees were owed significant back wages. Both said they were owed money, most of it on previous paychecks, and they said they feared they would be fired and never paid.
Page 12 - no comments - 135 views Gymnastics: Balance on the beam, and off of it
It’s the opening night of the Olympic Trials. Sarah Finnegan is up on beam.She’s not a headlining name in this weekend’s competition, but definitely one to watch out for.
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Time Warner Cable customers are no longer able to view WXII. As of July 10, WXII’s carriage agreement with Time Warner expired after failed negotiations including a week extension. DISH Network and DIRECTV customers can still receive the channel and it’s accessible for free over the air with the appropriate antenna.
Page 20 - no comments - 137 views [POP QUIZ]
Welcom e to this week ’s Y E S! We ekly Pop Quiz, in w hich we a sk ele c te d of f icial s ab out their jobs. T his week ’s questions are direc te d to m embers of the Winston-Salem Cit y Council. T he r ule s are simple: No research, no callb ack s.
Page 20 - no comments - 134 views [NEWS OF THE WEIRD]
So far, perhaps only London’s brand-new Housebites goes the extra step. According to its press release, cited by Huffington Post in June, Housebites not only homedelivers “restaurant quality” cuisine (at the equivalent of about $15 to $20 per entry),...
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Third Tuesdays. 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Pet Loss Support Group. Highland Presbyterian Church Activities Bldg, 2380 Cloverdale Ave., Winston- Salem..
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NORTH CAROLINA MOUN- TAINS Come enjoy a wonderful winter vacation! Cabins, Condos, Vacation Homes even bring the family pet! Boone, Banner Elk, Blowing Rock. Foscoe Rentals 1-800-723- 7341 www.foscoerentals.com.
Page 25 - no comments - 127 views PLACING AN AD
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Page 25 - no comments - 107 views Strokes Inside the Greensboro City Meet
The Yellow Brick Road is made with electric tape, applied in a pattern on the concrete floor of the Greensboro Coliseum’s Special Events Center, beginning at the entrance to the Lawndale Swim & Tennis Club Lizards’ cordoned area and just starting to swerve around the section occupied by the Oak Ridge Orcas.
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If you get the notion, one of the best Tunes at Noons of the summer goes down this Wednesday in Center City Park with Penrose native Dave Desmelik, whose peculiar time signatures and narrative style recall Tom Paxton lil’ bit.
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Stone, Herlot’s Web, Mustard Biscuit, Individually.
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Regarding designated driver tickets at the Summertime Brews Festival, the organizers have posted this on their site FAQ: “We provide a lot of great entertainment that is worth the price of admission. Plus, the ticket price reflects a donation for the benefiting charity and can be considered a tax deduction by some creative accountants.
Page 34 - no comments - 135 views [TRIAD DJ PROFILE]
My homies: J4M3Z L34N, SoundGrave, Heroes & Villains, Fat Tony, House of Fools. Others: Black Angels, Danny brown, A$AP Rocky, FKI, Reup Gang, Highbloo, Baauer, 2Chainz, anything chopped (not slopped) and skrewed, a good bit of Trap that has been coming out lately, MOOMBAHTON!, Disclosure, Distal, Brenmar, Jamie xx, SBTRKT.
Page 35 - no comments - 138 views [MUSICIAN’S EXCHANGE]
Drummers! – Quality Audio Equipment for sale – in excellent working condition! Mics: Shure SM57 Snare/ Vocal Mic; Audix Fusion Series Drum Mics – 2 Condenser (F15), 3 Tom-Tom (F12) 1 Low Tom/Kick (F10); D112 Kick Drum Mic with May Internal Mount, Pelican 1500 Storage Case and Cables.
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July 15: Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert July 22: Kiss, Motley Crue July 25: 311, Slightly Stoopid, The Aggrolites July 27: Jason Aldean, Rachel Farley, DJ Silver July 26: Chicago, The Doobie Brothers July 30: Nickelback, Bush, My Darkest Days Aug 4:...
Page 38 - no comments - 139 views Specials
S.I.N. Night $4.50 So Co & Lime Shots $9.50 Domestic Buckets (5 Beers) (Bud/Bud Light/Bud Select/ Miller/Coors Light) $2.75 Miller Lite 18oz **All drink prices include tax**.
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Elsewhere in Greensboro holds its weekly salon, in which visiting artists in residence, staff and special guests discourse on concepts, culture and art at 8 p.m.
Page 40 - no comments - 157 views Ernest Borgnine: A farewell to a legend who loved to laugh
And so began my interview with the actor Ernest Borgnine in 1995, the first of two I was privileged to conduct with the legendary, Oscar-winning actor who died this past Sunday. I loved the guy. I loved his work. And I loved talking to him. Even at 95, he was still working.
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Every second Friday. 7-8:30pm. Ultimate Zumba Jam. Royal Expressions School of Dance. 1220-E Battleground Ave., Greensboro..
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In other news this week, Susan Jaffe, one of the leading ballerinas of our time, was announced as the next Dean of the UNCSA School of Dance. Jaffe will begin her tenure Aug. 15 and will be moving to Winston-Salem sometime this summer..
Page 43 - no comments - 198 views Pests fill theater during summer lag
“But we also believe we need to educate this generation of theater goers. With all the 3-D movies and Twitter, we need to convert [these kids] and teach them to love theater and being with people, and all the simple things that we’ve taken for granted.
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The play is based on the book of Genesis, covering Adam and Eve in act one and Noah in act two. The storyline is about family and how generations change, yet stay the same. For more info and tickets, visit www.thedramacenter. com.
Page 44 - no comments - 166 views Spider-Man weaves a tangled web, Savages isn’t premium-grade Stone
This being an origin story, audiences are again introduced to brainy high-schooler Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), who of course is bitten by a radioactive spider and develops super powers. There’s his burgeoning romance with classmate Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) and his eventual battle with Dr.
Page 45 - no comments - 149 views DVD PICK OF THE WEEK: NEVER LET GO
Richard Todd plays John Cummings, a struggling salesman who career and life come undone when his car is stolen. A bit of amateur sleuthing leads Cummings to Lionel Meadows (Peter Sellers, in a startling dramatic turn), the owner of a local garage who masterminds an auto-theft ring on the side.
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sweet strawberry, whole wheat with banana and, pure awesomeness, red velvet with cream-cheese icing. Red Robin has a new burger called the Fiery Ghost, with ghost peppers, the spiciest known to man as 1 million Scoville units. And Dairy Queen has a Sweet Apple BBQ Grillburger that seems fairly self-explanatory.
Page 47 - no comments - 155 views Call it a Lunch-22
It’s a lunch-22. On a 45-minute lunch break, with enough time for a sitdown meal with your husband, you decide to eat at the Blue Zucchini & Company Café and Provisions on North Main Street in High Point. The “Café and Provisions” portion of the name says it all.
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[CANCER] (June 21 to July 22) Your kindness makes a difference in someone’s life. But by week’s end, a touch of Cancerian envy could create a problem with a colleague. Take care to keep it under control. BORN THIS WEEK: You enjoy being with people, and people love being with you.
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This guy I’m having a casual thing with is quick-witted, is droll and makes me laugh hard, and I just LOVE having sex with him. Afterward, however, he pretty much ignores me until we hook up again, not answering texts
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2. Who was the last player before Toronto’s Jose Bautista in 2011 to have the most home runs in a month for five consecutive months?.
Page 52 - no comments - 123 views [THIS WEEK IN NASCAR]
This year Roush Fenway Racing couldn’t come up with enough sponsorship to put Stenhouse, the reigning Nationwide Series champion, in Sprint Cup. Owner Jack Roush cut his Cup operation from four to three, leaving Stenhouse to defend his title in NASCAR’s leading support series.
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[CRASHING THE GATE]
As I made my way around the Greensboro Aquatic Center this past weekend reporting for this week’s cover story on the Greensboro Community Swimming Association City Meet (“Strokes”; page 27), I became a repository for critiques of the event and the venue from many of the thousands of parents and well-wishers in attendance.
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