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Posted: Friday, January 11, 2013 5:15 pm | Updated: 8:33 pm, Sat Apr 26, 2014.

Winston-Salem had eight homicides in 2012, the lowest number since at least 1947, police said this week.

That number represents a 47 percent drop from 2011, when the city had 15 homicides, and also reflects the trend of homicides dropping overall nationally.

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