The Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Friday, Sept. 27

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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Sept. 24 – 28. INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS MUSIC ASSOCIATIONS WORLD OF BLUEGRASS — IBMA s World of Bluegrass 2013 event includes the music festival – newly re-named Wide Open Bluegrass, presented by PNC – which takes place Friday and Saturday. New this year is “The Bluegrass Ramble, where convention attendees and local fans will be able to “ramble around Raleigh for five nights, sampling great bluegrass music on seven stages.

Location: Raleigh

Contact: Judy McDonough (IBMA World of Bluegrass), 615-243-5994

Sept. 27. 7:30 a.m. NORTH CAROLINA ANNUAL CANCER RESEARCH BREAKFAST — North Carolina s Comprehensive Cancer Centers joins the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to host the annual Cancer Research Breakfast.

Location: Sheraton Imperial Hotel, 4700 Emperor Boulevard, Durham

Contact: Christine Weason (Cancer Action Network), 919-270-4428

Sept. 27. 9 a.m. NORTH CAROLINA MINING AND ENERGY COMMISSION MEETING — The North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission meets to discuss gas well setback rules and other topics.

Location: Ground Floor hearing room, Archdale Building, 512 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh

Sept. 27. 10 a.m. WAKE FOREST INSTITUTE FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE NEWS CONFERENCE — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center holds news conference to make announcement regarding the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Location: Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Richard Dean Biomedical Research Building, 391 Technology Way, Winston-Salem

Contact: Karen Richardson (Wake Forest), 336-462-2183

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