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Two car-cow crashes occur just minutes apart

AUBURN, Maine — A pair of cows is responsible for a pair of car crashes this week in Maine. Police say one driver who crashed into a black Angus cow was on the phone with 911 at the same time there was a second car crash with a second black Angus cow about 200 yards […]

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Squirrel scores touchdown in college football game

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Colorado police seeking jogger dubbed ‘The Mad Pooper’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police in Colorado are looking for a jogger they say is repeatedly interrupting her runs to defecate in public in one neighborhood. Cathy Budde says she was first alerted to the woman she’s dubbed “The Mad Pooper” by her children, who caught the jogger in the act weeks ago. Budde tells […]

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Cops: Man robs gas station, caught after he runs out of gas

LAPORTE, Ind. — Authorities say an Indiana man who robbed a gas station made off with food, drinks and cigarettes. What he didn’t steal was gas. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that a state trooper arrested 33-year-old Sean Harris on Wednesday after finding him stranded by the side of a two-lane highway with his vehicle […]

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Thousands of cyclists take it off for annual ride in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — And they’re off — the bicyclists and their clothes. Thousands of nude cyclists set off on a trek around Philadelphia on Saturday for the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride. About 3,000 riders in various stages of undress pedaled a 10-mile (16-kilometer) course taking in sights including Independence Hall and the Philadelphia Museum of […]

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Woman steals paramedic truck in Las Vegas; chase extends to California

LAS VEGAS — Authorities say a woman stole a paramedic truck in Las Vegas and led pursuing officers on a 50-mile freeway chase that reached California. Media outlets reported that Clark County firefighters had parked the truck outside a pharmacy Friday when the truck was stolen. The woman, whose identity wasn’t released, ended the chase […]

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State Police shut down traffic to rescue kitten from highway tunnel

BOSTON — A kitten found walking in a busy Massachusetts highway tunnel has been rescued with the help of state police troopers who shut down traffic for it. Police said Sunday on Facebook the kitten decided to “play a little hide and seek” in the Ted Williams Tunnel in Boston. Sgt. Bob Dateo shut traffic […]

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Lottery machine retired after printing $758M Powerball winner

CHICOPEE, Mass. — Lottery ticket buyers hoping to use the same Massachusetts machine as the recent $758.7 million Powerball jackpot winner are out of luck. The Massachusetts State Lottery has retired the machine that printed the winning ticket belonging to Mavis Wanczyk. The Powerball jackpot she claimed last week is the largest grand prize won […]

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Police: Psychic scammed man to remove ‘evil spirits’

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — New Jersey authorities say a psychic and her son cheated an elderly man out of more than $147,000 for treatment they claimed would rid him of evil spirits. Galloway police say Sally “Kim” Wando and her son, Frank Marco, face theft and conspiracy charges. Authorities say the pair told police the […]

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Police: Mom fires gun found at mall to see if it was real

ATLANTA — Police say a boy found a gun in a dressing room at an Atlanta mall and it fired when the mother pulled the trigger to see if it was real. News outlets report the mother and son were inside a dressing room at the Adidas store in Lenox Square on Wednesday when the […]

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LOCAL VIDEO
Lady Eagles' Goins is Salem-bound

Grayce Goins probably had one of the most difficult tasks of any local volleyball player during the 2016 season. The Surry Central defensive specialist and libero was one of the focal points of the Lady Eagles' defense, during a season in which the team was rebuilding.

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Rising to the occasion

Kaylee Freed played an important role on North Surry volleyball teams that won 46 matches and two Western Piedmont Athletic Conference titles the past two seasons, but expected her sports career would end when she graduated.

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Hurley to coach at state games again

The Powerade State Games High School Soccer Showcase will take place June 24-25 at the UNC Greensboro Soccer Stadium, and as usual, Mount Airy head soccer coach Will Hurley will be a part of it.

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Lady Cards move Into second-place tie

Mount Airy already knew it had its work cut out for it on Thursday evening, when East Surry came calling. It didn't help the Lady Bears' cause that they had to figure out a way to stop the likes of Greensboro College recruit Mary Jo Lowe.

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Bears batter Villains again

On Wednesday night, the Granite Bears of Mount Airy registered a 9-2 win over Bishop McGuinness, and as a result, tallied back-to-back wins over the Villains in the last two days.

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Cards sweep two from Camels

Conference co-leader East Surry had to be reminded of that on Tuesday evening, when the fourth-ranked Cardinals started slowly in game one of a doubleheader with Atkins at Barry Hall Field.

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Strong second half lifts Central

Surry Central's girls' soccer team earned its second Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win on Monday evening, earning a 3-0 victory over North Surry in Dobson.

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Lankford inks with Presbyterian

After a four-year career that included four All-Conference honors and two Northwest 1A Conference Player of the Year citations, the senior walked off the court at the Dean E. Smith Center on the afternoon of March 11 as a state champion.

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Cardinals just miss team victory

The East Surry tennis team has encountered rough sailing in the early part of its 2017 season, struggling against several of the area's top programs.

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