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Jury deliberations will continue into next week at the John Edwards trial.

Closing arguments are scheduled to take place today at the John Edwards trial. The defense rested its case on Wednesday without putting the two-time presidential candidate, or former mistress Rielle Hunter on the witness stand.

Today could mark the final day of testimony in the John Edwards trial.

Defense attorneys could call two noteworthy witnesses today at the John Edwards Trial.

At the John Edwards trial the prosecution has rested, and today the defense is expected to ask the judge to dismiss the case all together.

John Edwards' fall from political prominence has continued in recent weeks, during his trial at a federal courthouse in Greensboro. After 24 witnesses and a more than a hundred pieces of evidence, the government has completed its case accusing Edwards of violating campaign finance law.

At the John Edwards trial the pace of testimony has picked up.

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Cross-examination of a former John Edwards aide will likely continue all day at a federal courthouse in Greensboro.

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The testimony of a former John Edwards aide is expected to continue today at the Federal Courthouse in Greensboro.

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The final phase of jury selection as well as opening arguments are expected today in the John Edwards Trial.

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The judge in the John Edwards case questioned potential jurors today.

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Jury selection continued today in the John Edwards case.

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Jury selection has begun in the criminal trial of former North Carolina senator John Edwards.

Parking decks in Downtown Greensboro will now cost a couple of bucks at night.

The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating the closure of an American Express call center in Greensboro.

A group of students from Greensboro is in Washington D.C. today helping First Lady Michelle Obama plant her White House garden.

Jeff Tiberii: Last year students at Sumner Elementary school students decided to plant their own garden, and sent letters to the First lady seeking advice. Last week the White House called and extended an invitation for five third graders, two teachers and the principal to visit the White House and receive gardening tips first hand. Principal Thyais Maxwell says the children are excited and the families emotional

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The Men's NCAA basketball Tournament comes to Greensboro this week where North Carolina and Duke hope to survive and advance. The event typically brings tens of thousands of visitors and many millions of dollars to the region. On the floor the expectation is for some of the best basketball the sport has to offer. Off the court, there has been some timely madness as well.

After several delays the criminal trial against former North Carolina Senator John Edwards is expected to begin in April.

The ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament tips off tomorrow in Greensboro.

Jeff Tiberii: For the 13th consecutive year the event takes place at the Greensboro Coliseum. This season the conference boasts 3 of the top 10 Women’s teams in the nation: Duke, Miami and Maryland. Meanwhile, UNC-Chapel Hill finished fifth in the A-C-C during the regular season. Head coach Sylvia Hatchell has led her team to eight of the last 10 Tournament Championship games.

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Today in Greensboro some job-seekers will get free hair care.

A Hong Kong based company is expanding in Greensboro.

Bennett College in Greensboro is looking to the future while noting recent growth from its past.

Jeff Tiberii: The all women’s historically black college will continue to grow in the next few years. Yesterday President Julianne Malveaux spoke to the board of trustees and several local officials about plans to raise enrollment to 1,000 students and build several new buildings on campus. All told, Malveaux estimates projects between 70 and 100 million dollars by 2020.

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The trial of former North Carolina Senator John Edwards is being delayed again. From Greensboro, Jeff Tiberii reports a serious medical condition is the cause.

Dean Jim Ryan gives a demonstration of the 3-D visualization room
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Yesterday the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro cut the ribbon to its brand new 64 million dollar facility. Students from UNC-Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University have been using temporary facilities for the past year. Now, they have state-of-the-art technology as they research everything from diseases to the components of a cell phone.

Abu, from Africa, smiles in the ''Giving Closet'' at the Newcomers School in Greensboro
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The Doris Henderson Newcomers School in Greensboro is a melting pot. Since August of 2007 the school has welcomed about 3,000 students from around the world who are transitioning to a life in America while learning English. Seventy-five percent of the students are refugees and the challenges facing them are numerous.

With the winter approaching more beds are being made available to people who are homeless.

In recent weeks shelters in Greensboro have turned away a significant number of people seeking assistance. This week eight winter emergency, or 'WE' shelters are opening throughout the city. One new site is at the YWCA. It will serve up to 25 single women each night. Sharon Sumner is Director of the WE Shelters for the Greensboro Urban Ministries. She says this new shelter increases capacity where there is a growing demand.

Voters in Greensboro have elected a new mayor.

Voters are casting ballots in local elections across the state today. Greensboro voters will pick a mayor and City Council.

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The Atlantic Coast Conference recently announced a plan to add Syracuse University and the University of Pittsburgh to its ever-growing roster of schools. Proponents say growth is inevitable, as conferences around the country expand to maximize television contract money. Detractors say more schools means less emphasis on tradition, and that student athletes get lost in the shuffle.

The State is considering a request from the City of Greensboro to draw water from the Haw River.

Tonight the Division of Water Quality will listen to citizens at the first of several public hearings. As of now Greensboro takes its water from Lakes Higgins, Brandt and Townsend.  Greensboro's Interim Director of Water Resources Kenny McDowell says the proposal to use the Haw would allow the city greater flexibility.

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