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   Eastern Music Festival is pleased to announce a March 2 – 7 concert tour by the acclaimed Mile-End Trio. Performances in schools and public settings are planned. Supported by the City of Greensboro Community Partners grant program and the North Carolina Chapter of the American String Teachers Association, the tour is designed to engage young listeners and new audiences.The follow performances and events are open to the public and FREE (unless otherwise noted):

Saturday, March 3

Winston-Salem, NC -- Winston-Salem’s resident professional jazz orchestra returns to the Millennium Center on Wednesday, February 14 for the 2nd annual “Big Bands Are For Lovers” evening of fine dining and dancing. Vocalist Diana Tuffin and the orchestra will perform 30’s and 40’s era hits from the bands of Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, Benny Goodman and more. Admission is $75 per person and includes hors d’oeuvres, a glass of sparkling wine, and a plated three-course dinner with table service.

WSSU Mobile Clinic Expands Services & Hours

Feb 2, 2018

Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) mobile clinic has expanded its services and hours thanks to a $170,294 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust.

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The Ikea store in Shanghai doesn't mind if you curl up in one of the beds on display and take a nap.

But older people who spend the day in the cafeteria without buying anything are no longer welcome. Unless they're willing to spring for food and drinks.

That's the news from the Swedish retailer's Shanghai outpost. Ikea's decision this month to require a purchase of all cafeteria useres has sparked a spirited debate in China's social media about the plight of older citizens – nowhere to go, nothing to do.

The remains of two gigantic dinosaurs discovered in Australia may shed light on how dinosaurs spread across the globe.

In front of an exuberant crowd Thursday in Delaware, Ohio, Donald Trump again addressed whether he would accept the outcome of the November election.

"Ladies and gentleman I want to make a major announcement today," Trump said, continuing, "I would like to promise and pledge to all of my voters and supporters, and to all of the people of the United States, that I will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election ..."

The number of people infected with three major sexually transmitted diseases is at an all-time high, according to a CDC report released Wednesday. And the increase in reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis is hitting teenagers and young adults hardest.

Over half of gonorrhea and chlamydia cases are in people under the age of 25, says Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention for the CDC.

The Schiaparelli Mars lander got very close to the red planet before something went wrong. It entered the planet's atmosphere, managed not to burn up as it hurtled down and unfurled its parachute. It's unclear what happened in the final minute of descent, but it wasn't what the European and Russian space agencies had planned.

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you may have seen ads urging you to vote "no" on a grocery tax. "Don't Tax Our Groceries" is the tagline of the $9.5 million campaign, which is funded by the American Beverage Association.

In one ad, the camera pans to images of tomatoes and beans, as a local business owner says, "The grocery tax is going to hurt my customers."

But here's the thing. There's no grocery tax on the ballot.

After weeks of anti-U.S. rhetoric that included denunciations of President Obama, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced "I have separated from them," using his remarks during a state visit to China to seek closer ties with that country.

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