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“Dangerous” Ice Conditions Cause Car Accidents, Road Closures, And Power Outages



More than 15,000 people in Guilford County woke up without power this morning.

The roads across the Piedmont Triad became dangerous overnight from Friday to Saturday morning. Numerous car accidents, power outages and part of I-73 N were temporarily shut down for a few hours.

According to the WFMY News 2 Weather Team, the roads became icy as light rain fell and temperatures dropped below freezing.

According to Duke Energy’s power outage map, nearly 19,000 customers in Guilford County, 7,000 in Forsyth County and over 1,700 in Rockingham County were without power when last checked.


Relations Between Egypt And China Took A Remarkable Boom In 2018



CAIRO – December 28, 2018: The comprehensive strategic partnership between China and Egypt experienced an unprecedented boost in 2018, the New China News Agency (Xinhua) reported on Friday.

In September, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi visited China for the 2018 Beijing Summit of the China-Africa Cooperation Forum (FOCAC), his fifth visit to the country since he took office in 2014.

Cherry Creek North Offers A Range Of Experiences From COVID To Cold – CBS Denver Depending On Your Comfort Level


Companies in the Cherry Creek North District encourage guests to visit on Valentine’s Day weekend, even if temperatures are in the single digits and expected to drop below zero on Sunday. During the pandemic, shops and restaurants have faced similar challenges to this cold weather explosion from the polar vortex.

“Last year has been pretty wild, we’ve made a lot of adjustments, a lot of panning,” said Daniel Blythe, head chef at the Blue Island Oyster Bar. “Valentine’s Day weekend is huge for the restaurant business. Besides Mother’s Day, it’s one of the busiest days of the year.”

Fort Lewis Faculty studies regular enrollment and a powerful price range



Fort Lewis College President Tom Striticus reported on steady enrollment and a strong budget during a Board meeting on Friday.

Stritikus shared his optimism for the future and expressed “incredible gratitude” to the staff and faculties who have personally worked on campus again and made continued operations possible. He also said the college is doing well financially.


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