National Dance Day celebrated in Greensboro
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GREENSBORO, N.C. — People all over the country are moving their feet to celebrate National Dance Day, and the Boys and Girls Club didn’t want to miss out on the fun.
Carolyn Woodruff is a volunteer and has spent hours helping the participants perfect their routine.
They headed to the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Greensboro to create a dance video on Saturday.
The group hopes they’ll have a chance at being featured on the FOX show “So You Think You Can Dance.”
The children wore masks of Nigel Lythgoe – a judge on the show.
Dixie Classic Farmers Market to hold corn-shucking and salsa-recipe contests
(Winston-Salem Journal) — The Dixie Classic Farmers Market at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds will hold a corn-shucking contest and a salsa-recipe contest.
The corn-shucking contest, held in conjunction with Samaritan Ministries, will be at 9 a.m. Saturday. It is open to adults and kids 12 and under.
A cash prize will be awarded to the winning adult and child. Corn shucked will be donated to the soup kitchen at Samaritan Ministries.
The deadline to enter is noon Friday.
The salsa-recipe contest will begin at 9 a.m. Aug. 3. Winners will be announced at 10 a.m.
Winners will receive cash prizes, including $100 for first place, and the Winston-Salem Journal will publish the winning recipes.
The deadline for entries is July 31.
High Point Cycling Classic starts today
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HIGH POINT, N.C. — On Thursday during the FOX8 Morning News, Shannon Smith is in downtown High Point where organizers are preparing to kick off the High Point Cycling Classic.
The 4th annual event begins Thursday and runs through Sunday.
For more information, visit hpcyclingclassic.com.
Security footage shows Spain train crash.
MADRID, Spain — An express train derailed as it hurtled around a curve in northwestern Spain on Wednesday, killing at least 77 people and injuring more than 100, officials said.
At least 73 people died at the scene, and four others died while hospitalized, said María Pardo Ríos, a spokeswoman for the Galicia regional supreme court. In Spain, judges typically record deaths that take place outside of hospitals.
Judicial teams are still at the crash site and expect to find more bodies, she said Thursday morning. There is no word yet on the nationalities of those killed.
More than 20 victims remained in critical condition early Thursday, said Agustin Hernandez Fernandez of the Galicia infrastructure ministry.
Flames burst out of one train car as another car was snapped in half after the crash. Rescue crews and fellow passengers pulled bodies through broken windows and pried open doors as stunned survivors…
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- New SciQuarium opens tomorrow at Greensboro Science Center (myfox8.com)
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