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Christine joined the WHNT News 19 team in July 2016 as our Interactive Content Reporter/Producer. She works to keep you in the loop and entertained on the web and on the air. She is an American-Canadian who loves lip balm, kickboxing, Indiana Jones, and lake life.

After spending four years at The Loveliest Village On The Plains, Christine began her post-grad career as a freelance news and production assistant for CNN in Atlanta. She has written and produced international and domestic stories, including a report on an archaeology project in the Ur region of Iraq and a feature piece on an Atlanta-based acupuncturist.

Christine was raised an Army brat and thrives in an ever-changing environment. Her interest in broadcast news stems from a combined passion for the performing arts and genuine conversation.

Favorite quote:
“Somebody kind, who touches your mind, will suddenly touch your heart.” -The Sound of Music

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    A side of black mold with your tacos in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Taco Bell    Score of: 90   1030 Airport Rd, Huntsville Violations: Black mold found on soda nozzles behind counter   Steak-Out     Score of: 94 23-A Shelton Road, Madison Violations: Spray bottle of Windex being stored on shelf beside boxes of food   Genghis Grill     Score of: 91 2871 Florence Boulevard, Florence Violations: No accurate food thermometer in the restaurant   Clean Plate Recommendation Sonic Drive-In     Score of: 98     11396 County Line Road, […]

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    The citrus spritzer works…but does that mean it’s a deal?

    Do you like lemon or lime juice in drinks, as a marinade, or on a salad? There are always products out there trying to create short cuts in the kitchen, and the same goes for getting juice out of a lemon. Citrus spritzer, citrus mister, there are lots of different names and brands of devices with the same idea: attaching a spray top and extracting the juice directly out of a lemon or lime. To use, roll the lemon so […]

  • Gifts galore for Valentine’s Day at Parkway Place Mall

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — If you’re reading this and still haven’t gotten an intended gift for your sweetheart or friend, then you’re cutting it close! BUT luckily in our world, there are plenty of places that are anticipating hundreds of people just like you– and they are offering great Valentine’s finds! We checked out Parkway Place Mall today for some last-minute gift ideas. What we loved most about our shopping trip is that we found something for everyone. Valentine’s Day is all […]

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    Unsafe insecticides being used in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Bonefish Grill     Score of: 85 4800 Whitesburg Drive, Huntsville Violations: Equipment not being properly sanitized Mashed potatoes out of temperature   PaPa Wok     Score of: 88 2001 East Avalon,  Muscle Shoals    Violations: Provide soap and towels at each hand sink Provide a proper time cooling plan   UMI Japanese Steak House     Score of: 93   201 Cox Creek, Florence Violations: Using non-food grade insecticides   Clean Plate Recommendation Speedy Pig     Score of: […]

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    Popsockets are a poppin’ deal!

    A Popsocket is a small, compact, adhesive, poppable attachment that can be used as a stand, a grip, and a wrap for phones, tablets, e-readers and more. It comes in easy packaging with simple instructions–  and it’s as easy as stick, press, and pop! Popsockets are designed to make your phones and tablets more easily held for gripping, taking pictures, standing on flat surfaces, or even wrapping phone accessories like ear buds. After testing my Popsocket for about two weeks, I […]

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    Ex-Huntsville pill mill doctor sentenced to 15 years in prison

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a news release Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Robert Posey and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger Stanton said a former Huntsville doctor who was called the nation’s highest Medicare prescriber of opioid painkillers has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. A federal judge ruled the sentence to Shelinder Aggarwal, 48, for illegally prescribing controlled substances and conducting health care fraud involving $9.5 million in unnecessary and unused urine tests. Shelinder Aggarwal, 48, had previously been directed to […]

  • ‘A Prayer for Tolerance’ conference in response to President Trump; asked to rescind executive order

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Several Huntsville-based faith leaders of various religions held a news conference Monday afternoon in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven countries. The news conference started at 12 p.m. in front of the Huntsville Municipal Building. Local religious leaders talked about loving one another, the importance of accepting people of other religions and cultures. They requested the Huntsville City Council and mayor to pass a resolution requesting that President Trump rescind his executive order banning travel […]

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    Huntsville Urban Bike Share: Pick one up for free and ride!

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Have you ever found yourself in need of a bike? For any reason? Well, you can get one from HUBS– for free! “I came up with the idea to promote the use of cycling for transportation in Huntsville,” said Bruce Weddendorf, Founder of HUBS. “A lot of people ride bicycles for exercise or recreation, but really Huntsville is a great town to ride a bicycle in instead of driving your car.” HUBS is Huntsville Urban Bike Share, […]

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    Bananas cause problems in the kitchen in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Pizza Hut     Score of: 86 611 E Avalon Avenue, Muscle Shoals Violations: Moldy cheese Cracked breadstick pan lids   Rick’s BBQ     Score of: 94   2501 Woodward, Muscle Shoals Violations: Dishwasher does not reach required sanitation temperature   Four Leaves Asian Restaurant     Score of: 85 7044 University Dr., Huntsville Violations: Bananas blocking use of one hand sink and a bowl was found in the second one. Owner removed both items from both hand sinks.   Shinsegae […]

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    THIS WEEKEND: Broadway Theatre League presents “Once the Musical”

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – This weekend the Broadway Theatre League is presenting a unique, award-winning, movie-inspired broadway experience: “Once the Musical.” “Once” has won eight Tony awards, including Best Musical. It will show in the Mark C. Smith Concert Hall starting Friday evening through Sunday evening. The interactive elements of this performance is what makes it an extra special experience, transporting the audience all the way to Ireland. “We’re all going to get on a plane this weekend and we’re going to […]

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    Super Bowl LI players, coaches with Alabama ties

    This year’s Super Bowl comes with plenty of Alabama flavor. From coaches and players to the practice squad, there are lots of Super Bowlers that are tied to Alabama, Auburn, or were simply raised on sweet home Alabama soil. Here’s a list of some of the names you might recognize on the small screen come February 5th at 5:30 p.m.: FALCONS Josh Harris (Long snapper) — Played for Auburn Julio Jones (Wide receiver) — Hometown Foley, AL — Foley High School […]

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    UPDATE: First Little Steps daycare announces closing after start of investigation

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Update: DHR has concluded their investigation and we have determined that nothing criminal occurred and no charges will be filed. HPD says, the case has now been turned over to the District Attorney’s Office.  They are responsible for monitoring all day cares in Madison County to ensure they are in compliance with state day care laws. __________ A Huntsville daycare announced it will close its doors Friday morning after allegations that spurred an investigation. According to AL.com, a former […]