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    Goodwill Industries to host job fair in Greensboro on Oct. 2

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Inc., a leader in providing career development services and work opportunities for people with employment needs, will co-host a Career & Resource Fair on Thursday. The fair will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, at the Destiny Christian Center, 2401 Randleman Road, Greensboro. Participating employers and resource representatives are expected to be on-hand, including Cone Health, FedEx, Timco, Fastenal, Harland Clarke, Epes Transportation, and Metals USA. Job positions will range from drivers, machine […]

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    Abduction suspect Jesse Matthew allegedly punched driver, then drove man to hospital

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Those who know Jesse Matthew say it’s  hard to believe the accusation that he abducted University of Virginia student Hannah Graham or that he is linked to the Morgan Harrington case, according to a report from WTVR in Richmond, Va. A Covenant High School football player who played with Matthew told WTVR he was stunned by the allegations. “He was a good guy, he was very religious,” the player said. Deyard Milligan, who works at the Charlottesville barbershop […]

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    9 tips for saving battery life on iOS 8

    If your iPhone’s battery life is dwindling faster than you like, there are a few tips to help avoid battery drain. Several new iOS 8 features can improve your mobile experience but also quickly drain your battery. While iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus users are less likely to see increased battery drain, all users can take a few steps to extend battery life. Here are 9 tips for making your battery last longer. Mashable also lists 8 popular games that drain your battery.  […]

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    Fantasia to be inducted into NC Hall of Fame

    KANNAPOLIS — Fantasia Barrino, the High Point woman who won season three of “American Idol,” will be inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame this month, according to the High Point Enterprise.  Tickets are still available for the induction ceremony, which will take place 7 p.m. Oct. 16, at the historic Gem Theater in Kannapolis. Barrino, now 30, was just a teenager from High Point when she rose to fame as the winner of “American Idol” in 2004. Since her […]

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    Students return to class in Albemarle one day after school shooting

    ALBEMARLE, N.C. — Students at Albemarle High School will return to class Wednesday morning, one day after police say a classmate opened fire and shot a fellow student twice. The suspect in the shooting, Jaylen Russell, is in a juvenile detention center while the student he shot, Bernard Miller, is still reportedly recovering at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, according to WSOC. A friend of the victim’s family told WSOC that Miller had emergency surgery Tuesday and is expected to be OK. Police […]

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    Mom sues pediatrics center, says son’s genitals damaged during circumcision

    ATLANTA — A Metro Atlanta mother is suing a pediatrics center after she said her 11-month-old son’s genitals were damaged during a circumcision. Stacie Willis told CBS46 that she took her son, Dejuan Williams, to Life Cycle Pediatrics in October 2013 to be circumcised. Williams was 3-weeks-old when he underwent the circumcision. Willis is accusing certified midwife Melissa Jones of cutting too much of her son’s genitalia. “I’m angry. I have to think about my kids at the end of […]

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    High school bans yoga pants, skinny jeans, leggings

    DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A North Dakota high school is cracking down on yoga pants, skinny jeans and leggings. All are banned under the new dress code at Devils Lake High School. The assistant principal says the new dress code is a way to prevent distracting teachers and other students. “Not too hot about it, because that what everyone wears, that’s their whole wardrobe,” said senior Mariah Fixen. “So, basically sweat pants every day is what they’re asking for.” The […]

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    Thomasville police seek help in finding hit and run suspect

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Thomasville police is seeking the help of the community in identifying a person responsible for leaving the scene of an accident. Officers responded to the accident around 2:22 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Business 85 north and N.C. 109. A witness at the scene said a silver sport utility vehicle, possibly a CR-V had struck a moped from behind. The driver of vehicle pulled to the shoulder of the roadway after impact, but then left the scene traveling north on U.S.29/70. The victim […]

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    Former soldier reported missing after not returning home to NC

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A search is underway for a former soldier who was supposed to arrive home in Fayetteville Sunday morning — but never did, according to WTVD. Jerrica Jordan got out of the military this past summer and lived for a time with friends in Hartford, Conn. Last Saturday night, she called her parents telling them she was on the way home. Her family says she always calls to let them know where she is. That’s why the family […]

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    Try ‘Taste of Asheboro’ recipes ahead of October event

    On this Recipe Wednesday, we get a taste of Asheboro. “A Taste of Asheboro and Randolph County,” a fundraiser for the Randolph Community College Foundation to raise money for student scholarships will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 105 Worth in Asheboro. For the event, restaurants from around the county will provide bite-size portions for guests to sample. There will also be a wine auction and a pottery auction. Today, we’ll be getting a sneak peek at some great dishes at […]

  • Phantom Saucer put to the Deal or Dud test

    An illusion that is out of this would — but so easy that kids can do it? FOX8 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Melissa Painter puts the Phantom Saucer to the Deal or Dud test.

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    Dave Chappelle to perform at Cone Denim Entertainment Center inaugural event in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dave Chappelle will be the first performer to take the stage at the new House of Blues Entertainment-affiliated center here in the Piedmont. The center is officially named the Cone Denim Entertainment Center. The center is named after Cone Mills. “We are very excited that Cone Denim has not only supported the Indigo Denim Lounge at the new facility, but has also committed to the naming sponsorship. Anytime you can align with a brand that has been a […]

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