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    Two killed in Seattle helicopter crash identified

    SEATTLE — A news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning near the Space Needle in Seattle, killing two people inside the helicopter and critically injuring another, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The Seattle Fire Department confirmed there were “two DOAs” at the crash scene. The victims were identified by KOMO as photojournalist Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Pfitzner. Bill Strothman won 13 Emmy awards over his career as a news photographer. “One of things I loved about Bill Strothman is the legacy he leaves […]

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    Randolph Co. mom uses Facebook to find daughter’s grandfather

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Trinity, 8, had always wanted to meet her grandfather. Thanks to Facebook, she finally got her wish. Amber Richardson, Trinity’s mother, divorced Trinity’s father back in 2007 when Trinity was only 18-months-old. Trinity’s dad never had a relationship with his father, so Trinity had not met her grandfather before her parents divorced. “I come from a very large, loving family and always wondered… ‘Where is the rest of my daughter’s family?’ And where is her grandfather?” […]

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    NC military wife drops more than 100 pounds to surprise husband

    LELAND, N.C. — Misty and Larry Shaffer have been together since high school. She went to his senior prom; he went to her junior and senior proms. They got married in October 2008. He never said anything about her being overweight. When Larry, an Army specialist, was deployed to Afghanistan for a year in 2012, Misty decided she wanted to get in shape. She weighed about 260 pounds when he left, and less than 155 pounds when he returned. “I […]

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    Amazing impersonator sings ‘Let It Go’ in 21 Disney character medley

    Brian Hull, an amazing Disney voice impersonator, sings “Let it Go” in the voices of Disney and Pixar characters. In the YouTube video description, Hull wrote: “With so many covers of Let it Go coming out, people may forget the original Disney magic that this song has, so what better way to preserve that magic with other Disney and Pixar characters singing the song! So enjoy this Disney and Pixar Mashup!” The characters included in the character medley: Captain Barbosa […]

  • Southbound US 29 at East Lee Street reopens after crash

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — All southbound lanes of US 29 at East Lee Street have reopened after being closed due to a crash. No other information was provided.

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    Disney’s ‘140 character’ tweet announces 24-hour Memorial Day weekend event

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — On Friday, Walt Disney World and Disneyland used 140 characters to announce another 24-hour Memorial Day weekend event. Exactly 140 Disney characters gathered at Walt Disney World Resort to create the “Ultimate Tweet” to announce the bi-coastal, 24-hour all-night party. The announcement was made on Friday. The all-night event will be held in Florida at Magic Kingdom Park and in California at Disneyland Park and Disney’s California Adventure Park. The parks will stay open from 6 a.m. on […]

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    Girl’s lost teddy bear explores Disney World before returning to Alabama

    Brooklyn Andrews was having an amazing trip at Disney World in January. It wasn’t until she returned home that she realized she forgot one of the most important things in her life. When Brooklyn Andrews was 3-years-old, her father, a member of the National Guard, was called to serve a one-year tour in Iraq. To give Brooklyn and her siblings a sense of comfort, Tony Andrews gave them each special teddy bears with recorded messages on each one. After Tony’s tour […]

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    6 free math apps for kids

    This morning on Mommy Matters, we featured 6 free math apps for kids. Counting 123 – Toddler app for learning to count. iOS | Google Play (free) Grade 3 Math – Math app for children in third grade. All grades available. iOS | Google Play (free) MyScript Calculator – Perform mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting. iOS | Google Play (free) My Math Flash Cards App – For mastering basic elementary math facts. Its an easy to use and customizable application to enable focused learning. iOS | Google Play (free) Flashcards+ The world’s most […]

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    Disney shares new onboard video of ‘Seven Dwarfs Mine Train’ attraction

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — On Monday, Walt Disney Imagineering released a new video of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction, which includes onboard footage of the attraction and an original CGI onboard video that was created early on during the development of the attraction. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train will mark the completion of the New Fantasyland expansion at Magic Kingdom. The ride is described as a combination of a family roller coaster and a “dark ride.” It will feature […]

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    Woman killed in accident near I-85 in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Davidson County on Friday morning. Frances Lomax Rose, 78, of Thomasville died in the crash, the N.C. Highway Patrol in Lexington said. Officials confirmed the accident happened around 9 a.m. at the intersection of East Holly Grove Road and Holly Grove Lutheran Church Road near I-85 in Davidson County (map). According to officials, the woman’s vehicle went off the side of the road, over corrected, causing the vehicle to […]

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    Lexington florist delivering flowers by tractor

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — A flower shop in Lexington refuses to let the snow freeze out Valentine’s Day. Love Blossoms on North State Street in Lexington is making flower deliveries by tractor on Friday morning. “We are going to do our best to get them out,” said Love Blossoms owner Tiffany Wood. Wood said Valentine’s Day is their second busiest day of the year, a runner-up only to Mother’s Day. Wood said they were unable to make deliveries on Thursday because of […]

  • ‘Producer Whitney’ talks about her ‘No Body Shame’ viral dance video

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Whitney Thore, better known across the Piedmont as “Producer Whitney” on 107.5 KZL’s Jared and Katie morning radio show, visited FOX8 on Friday to talk about her “No Body Shame Campaign.” Thore posted several “Fat Girl Dancing” dancing videos on YouTube that have gone viral over the past week. The videos are part of a “No Body Shame Campaign” that promotes self-confidence. “I think back to when I was 117 pounds… that’s when I first engaged in disorder […]


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