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Updated: 4:20 p.m.

Atrium Health and Wake Forest University announced Wednesday that they plan to open a new medical school in Charlotte, the city's first in more than 100 years. 

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Wake Forest University President Nathan Hatch received $4,004,617 in 2015, making him the most highly compensated university president in the country that year. 

Wake Forest University

Maya Angelou passed quietly in her home in Winston-Salem on Wednesday. She has a long list of accomplishments: she published seven autobiographies, she won a presidential medal of freedom and three Grammy's and she was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony and a National Book Award.

She was also a professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University starting in 1982.