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Ask SAM: Where are the Salem Creek Greenway goats?

Q: I cycle Salem Creek Greenway all the time and I don’t see the goats out there this year. Is there a reason for that? Read more

Local News

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Winston-Salem man accused of killing woman in 2011 declared incompetent to stand trial.

A Winston-Salem man accused of stabbing a woman to death in 2011 and dumping her body in a trash can is still not competent to stand trial … Read more

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Herbalife launches major share-repurchase initiative

Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. commenced Monday an expected major share-repurchase program, this time with plans to buy back up to $750 million w… Read more

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151 cases of COVID-19 reported over weekend in Forsyth County. 11 cases linked to Forsyth County Jail.

The numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in North Carolina declined slightly over the weekend, but are still at near-record level… Read more

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PHOTOS: Krispy Kreme through the years. The doughnut chain has its 83rd anniversary today.

Krispy Kreme sold its first doughnuts in Winston-Salem 83 years ago today — on July 13, 1937. Founder Vernon Carver Rudolph and his partner… Read more

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Wyndham Championship makes it official: No spectators

Updates with new version at 4:20 p.m. today: Read more

Business News

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An early gain for stocks evaporates as volatility continues

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks gave up an early gain and turned lower Monday in another day of roller-coaster trading. The S&P 500 fell 0.9% after being up more than 1.6% earlier. Technology companies, which led the market higher in the morning, led it lower in the afternoon. Investors were discouraged to see that California extended a shutdown of bars and indoor dining and ordered gyms, churches and hair salons closed in most places as coronavirus cases keep rising. The renewed volatility came as companies prepare to tell investors how much less money they made, or lost, in the spring as the pandemic pounded the economy. Read more

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US debates school reopening, WHO warns 'no return to normal'

MIAMI (AP) — The resurgence of the coronavirus in the United States ignited fierce debate Monday about whether to reopen schools, as global health officials warned that the pandemic will intensify unless more countries adopt comprehensive plans to combat it. Read more

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California shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms, churches

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and has ordered gyms, churches and hair salons closed in most places as coronavirus cases keep rising in the nation's most populated state. Read more

Sports

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Wyndham Championship makes it official: No spectators

Updates with new version at 4:20 p.m. today: Read more

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Photos: Washington Redskins through the years

Some photos from Washington Redskins history: Read more

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Still no word when or if Bowman Gray Stadium racing will begin, but a season deep into the fall might work

It’s not hard to imagine a crystal clear fall day in October with the leaves changing colors around Bowman Gray Stadium, maybe with the roa… Read more

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Reports: Washington to shed 'Redskins' name Monday

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington’s NFL team will get rid of the name ‘Redskins’ on Monday, according to multiple reports. Read more

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NASCAR Cup rookie Cole Custer wins in upset at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Cole Custer saw an opening and, with help from a friend, squeezed through for the most fulfilling moment of his young racing career. Read more