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I joined the FOX8 family after completing internships at The Denver Post and with the Emmy Award-winning reality show, "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution." I also won several national awards for my Web work while at Marshall's student radio station, WMUL.

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  • Deal or Dud: Eggies

    The recipe for boiling eggs is very simple, but what about peeling them? Eggies promises to do an egg-cellent job, so Melissa Painter puts it to the test. If you’d like to try Eggies for yourself, the makers offer a 30-day, money-back guarantee.

  • Forever Family: Chris

    This 16-year-old loves dogs, but one thing missing from Chris’s life is a family of his own. In the video above, Nicole Ferguson introduces us to Chris. Chris and all the kids seen in this series are having a blast at Celebration Station in Greensboro. If you’d like to learn more about him, call Seven Homes or Forever Family at 888-356-FAMILY or log on to foreverfamily.org.

  • Free dental clinic in Forsyth Co.

    Drs. Kingery & Kingery will host their 2nd Annual Forsyth County Dentistry From The Heart (DFTH) event at their dental office located at 2554 Lewisville Clemmons Road in Clemmons on Friday. This event will provide free dental care to 125 residents. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. For more information about the clinic, you can contact Celeste Lyon at (336) 766-0511 or visit dentistryfromtheheart.org or kingerysmiles.com.

  • Officer-Involved Shooting Near Forsyth/Davidson Co. Line (WGHP)

    Two injured in officer-involved shooting near Forsyth-Davidson Co. line

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Charges are pending against a 24-year-old man struck by police gunfire after he shot at police during a traffic stop, police said. Margaret Robbin Wilder, 57, was driving a 1994 Mazda 626 with Elliott Denard Coleman, 24, in the front passenger seat around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 5300 block of Peters Creek Parkway near the line between Forsyth and Davidson counties, police told the Winston-Salem Journal. Winston-Salem Police Chief Scott Cunningham said the shooting happened after the car […]

  • Chainsaw Sculpting Competition

    After two successful years as host, the Chair City will once again welcome visitors to the area May 3-5 for the third annual ECHO Chainsaw Sculpting Invitational. Carvers will sculpt from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 3 and 4, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 5. For more information, check out thomasvilletourism.com.

  • Your Turn: Pediatric Dentistry

    Dr. Joye Warr is here to answer questions about your child’s dental health. To contact Dr. Warr, you can call her office at (336) 887-9277.

  • Jered Weaver (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Angels’ Jared Weaver throws no-hitter

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jered Weaver pitched the second no-hitter in the majors in less than two weeks, completely overmatching Minnesota and leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 9-0 win over the Twins on Wednesday night. Weaver struck out nine and walked one. The Twins never came close to getting a hit against the All-Star right-hander. Phil Humber of the Chicago White Sox threw a perfect game against Seattle on April 21.

  • Billy Graham

    Evangelist Billy Graham backs NC marriage amendment

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham is urging North Carolina voters to support a proposed amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage. In comments issued Wednesday from his home in Montreat, Graham said he believes the home and marriage are the foundation of society and must be protected. The 93-year-old Graham said the Bible is clear in that God’s definition of marriage is between a man and a woman. He urged voters to cast ballots for the amendment […]

  • "The Scream" (AP Photo)

    Famous painting sells for record $119.9M

    NEW YORK (CNN) — A pastel version of “The Scream” by Edvard Munch fetched nearly $120 million from an anonymous buyer Wednesday at Sotheby’s in New York, setting a new world record for a work of art sold at auction. Experts had expected the masterpiece to break new ground at the famed New York auction house; its presale estimate of at least $80 million was the highest ever listed at Sotheby’s. It sold for $119,922,500, which includes the premium paid […]

  • Shazam has been the Winston-Salem Fire Department's arson dog since 2008. (WGHP)

    Winston-Salem arson dog nominated for national honor

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The arson dog for the Winston-Salem Fire Department is in the running for a national honor. Shazam, a black lab, has been nominated by the American Humane Association for a hero dog award. He is among 16 animals nominated for the category. Voting takes place at herodogawards.org through June 30. You can vote once a day. Shazam has helped work more than 200 fires since joining the department in 2008. “He’s a loyal member of our department. […]

  • New Forsyth County EMS Bus

    Forsyth’s new bus ambulance can hold 21 patients

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Forsyth County can now transport up to 21 people in one vehicle thanks to a grant from the Department of Homeland Security. The county unveiled its bus ambulance on Wednesday. It’s the seventh bus-sized ambulance in the state. The bus can also be used as an emergency hydration and rehabilitation center for emergency responders, as well as serve as an emergency center during natural disasters. The bus is equipped with fully automated ramps, beds and lift […]

  • FOX8 Fit: CrossFit

    Almost all workouts we show you can be done by anyone at any level of fitness. This one may be a little different, though. In the video above, learn about CrossFit, which you’ll love if you’re looking for the ultimate test.

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