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    Meet Moonlight, our sweet Pet of the Week

    Meet Moonlight, our Pet of the Week. She is an adorable two-year-old Greyhound. Moonlight is a little shy, but she loves people. She enjoys being rubbed and spending time at home. For more information, call Project Racing Home at (336) 674-5774.

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    16-year-old NC teen drowns in Rowan County quarry

    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A 16-year-old North Carolina teenager drowned at Balfour Quarry in Rowan County Sunday morning. Those present at the time of the incident say Shavice Tandy attempted to swim across the quarry when he became fatigued and began to struggle in the water. Police say he was last seen about 60 yards from the bank. Emergency crews received a drowning call at 11:50 a.m. and found the teen’s body at about 1:20 p.m. WSOC reports that residents […]

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    Utility workers in Washington find signs of children living in sewer system

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Utility workers in Washington were shocked when they discovered evidence that children may have been living in the sewer system. KIRO reports that workers saw an open manhole in the middle of a street on Friday, so they closed it. They came back later and it was open again. After the discovery, workers began to investigate and found toys, food and other belongings beneath the manhole cover. “This should not happen at all,” said Ken Miller, engineering […]

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    Texas deputy helps couple deliver baby

    ANGLETON, Texas — A Texas couple was driving to a local hospital to have a baby when they knew they had to pull over because the baby was coming. Rachel and Bud Loper pulled over at a gas station and called 911, according to KYTX. The father was preparing to deliver the baby by himself when Brazoria County Sergeant  Elder Gomez pulled into the parking lot. Realizing the baby was coming without paramedics, the deputy sprang into action – helping […]

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    Shoulder Pain: Rotator Cuff Vs Frozen Shoulder

    Rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common causes of shoulder pain, but not the only cause. A condition known as the frozen shoulder is often mistaken for a rotator cuff problem because it can mimic the symptoms of rotator cuff injuries in its early stages. A rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, and pain is caused by overuse or a direct injury. Frozen shoulder also called adhesive capsulitis, is caused […]

  • Violet Ogea's adorable rendition of the popular kids' song is going viral.

    Toddler’s adorable alphabet song rendition goes viral

    SHREVEPORT, La. — Video of a two-year-old girl’s adorable rendition of the alphabet song is taking the internet by storm to the tune of more than 3,700,000 Facebook views. The video, published on Facebook by Christina Ogea, shows young Violet Ogea singing her little heart out to the popular kids’ song. “Every song she knows, she sings like this,” Christina told The Huffington Post. “The whole family really enjoys music so it’s always playing in the house and she learns the […]

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    Lightning strike kills 323 reindeer in Norway

    NORWAY — Wildlife officials in Norway say a lightning strike killed 323 wild reindeer on Friday. The Local Norway reports that an official was on a routine inspection when he stumbled upon the scene. “They were lying there dead in a fairly concentrated area. Reindeer are pack animals and are often close together. During a heavy thunderstorm, they may have gathered even closer together out of fear,” said Norwegian Nature Inspectorate spokesman Knut Nylend, according to the Local Norway. Authorities are […]

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    Guilford County teachers prepare before children return to school

    Before the school bell rings Monday morning, Guilford County teachers have been busy, preparing for the big day. In an effort to better prepare themselves for the upcoming year, teachers take part in county-wide workshops to learn how to best lead students. This is what’s right with our schools.

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    Educator of the Week – Lisa Cheek

    FOX8 honors Wesleyan Christian Academy’s Lisa Cheek as our Educator of the Week. Thank you, Lisa! If you know of an educator who is worthy of this nomination please fill out the nomination form here. Educator of the Week is sponsored by the North Carolina Education Lottery.

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    New Jersey son is accused of beating his parents to death

    Mantua Township, N.J. — A New Jersey son is facing murder charges after he allegedly beat his parents to death on Friday. Ryan Coles, 28, is charged with the murders of 58-year-old Edward Coles Jr. and 55-year-old Rosemarie Coles, according to the South Jersey Times. A relative found the couple dead in their home at about 11:30 a.m. and Ryan Coles was still in the house when authorities arrived. Police believe the son beat them with his hands and with […]

  • SANTA CLARA, CA - AUGUST 26:  Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Green Bay Packers in the first half of their preseason football game at Levi's Stadium on August 26, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

    49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sits during national anthem

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Many football fans are in an uproar after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the playing of the national anthem in their game against the Green Bay Packers on Friday. By sitting down, he says he is standing up for the people oppressed because of their race. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” Kaepernick […]

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An Oregon teenager is getting a lot of attention online for her student ID picture, which looks a lot like a Disney character.

    Oregon teen’s ‘Mulan’-themed student ID picture goes viral

    BEAVERTON, Ore. — An Oregon teenager is getting a lot of attention online for her student ID picture, which looks a lot like a Disney character. Kyra Dela Chica, a student at Aloha High School, tweeted out her transformation Wednesday, and she’s already racked up nearly 100,000 retweets and more than 150,000 likes. The 17-year old said she put on some heavy makeup to look like the matchmaker in the Disney movie “Mulan.” With some heavy blush, overdone eyeshadow, and […]


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