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    Touchdown Friday kicks off with 15 games in the east Video included

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    Touchdown Friday kicks off in a big way tonight. We will have coverage of 15 games around Eastern North Carolina.
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    Cold front finally pushes through the area this weekend Video included

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    A cold front will bring cooler weather and a chance of rain for part of the weekend.
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    Touchdown Friday Week One Scores Video included

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    Touchdown Friday Week One Scores
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    School funding: Where does your county rank? Video included

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    School districts all across the East continue to face state and federal budget cuts. More>>

    Swine facilities face nuisance complaints from Duplin/Greene Co.

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    A law firm filed multiple complaints against Murphy-Brown, LLC in regards to how they manage swine facilities in the East. More>>

    Late afternoon appeal against school voucher ruling

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    North Carolina, political leaders and advocacy groups file an appeal to stop a judge's ruling against private school vouchers. More>>

    LCSO reducing crime with bike patrols Video included

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    Fighting crime with bikes and a canine, it's the idea behind the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office this crime reduction unit. More>>

    Watermelon Festival this weekend Video included

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    People in the east will have a chance to enjoy the last days of summer at Winterville's Annual Watermelon Fesitval.
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    Pitt County reports first confirmed case of Chikungunya Video included

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    Pitt County says it has its first case of Chikungunya. More>>

    Coach Ruff and staff take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    A special event followed ECU's practice Friday morning. More>>

    Obama to address American Legion in Charlotte

    President Barack Obama is coming to North Carolina to address the American Legion convention. More>>

    Camp Lejeune ceremony honors 1st black Marines Video included

    In Jacksonville Friday, Camp Lejeune honored the first black Marines in our nation's history during a ceremony at Camp Johnson. More>>

    Couple in Kenansville arrested with marijuana

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    The Kenansville Police department and the Duplin County Sheriff's Office arrested a Kenansville couple following a joint investigation. They arrested General Lee James III and his wife, Sandra Fay James, after executing a warrant at their home on N. Church Street in Kenansville. More>>

    Kids learn about the smallest of science Video included

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    Hundreds of kids in eastern North Carolina learned about the smallest science on Friday morning. More>>

    Pitt Co. partnership forms between education and business Video included

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    It's a partnership in Pitt County that many waited years to see happen. More>>

    Beaufort Co. gets approval to move forward with new recreational park Video included

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    Beaufort County got approval from the National Park Service to move forward with its plan to build a recreational park at the site of the old Voice of America location. More>>

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    • Dog found with broken jaw in Clarksville dumpster

      Dog found with broken jaw in Clarksville dumpster

      Friday, August 22 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:51:43 GMT
      Oscar, a one-and-a-half-year-old Yorkie, was found in a dumpster in Clarksville Monday. He suffered a broken jaw and severe injuries to his neck.
      Oscar, a one-and-a-half-year-old Yorkie, was found in a dumpster in Clarksville Monday. He suffered a broken jaw and severe injuries to his neck.
    • I-65 reopens after tanker explosion damages bridge at Peytonsville Road

      I-65 reopens after tanker explosion damages bridge at Peytonsville Road

      A tanker truck collided with a bridge support on I-65 at Peytonsville Road and burst into flames early Friday morning. The bridge was torn down and it will several months before a new one is built.
      A tanker truck collided with a bridge support on I-65 at Peytonsville Road and burst into flames early Friday morning. The bridge was torn down and it will several months before a new one is built.
    • Sarasota girl, 2, dies after being left in hot car

      Sarasota girl, 2, dies after being left in hot car

      Friday, August 22 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:21:58 GMT
      Photo courtesy Uriel Hernandez’s Facebook pagePhoto courtesy Uriel Hernandez’s Facebook page
      A Sarasota father is charged with aggravated manslaughter after his 2-year-old daughter died in a hot car.
      A Sarasota father is charged with aggravated manslaughter after his 2-year-old daughter died in a hot car.
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    • China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

      China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

      Saturday, August 23 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-08-23 11:25:06 GMT
      Organizers say Chinese authorities have shut down an independent film festival, a rare venue for the showing of independent films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls.
      Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening on Saturday, said organizers of an event that has become a rare and influential venue for the showing of films that could be critical of the...
    • Iggy Azalea falls off stage during pre-VMA show

      Iggy Azalea falls off stage during pre-VMA show

      Saturday, August 23 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-08-23 10:55:06 GMT
      Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert.
      Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert.
    • Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

      Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

      Friday, August 22 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:15:13 GMT
      A parole board has again declined to release John Lennon's killer.
      John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.
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    • Katie Ledecky breaks 400 freestyle world record

      Katie Ledecky breaks 400 freestyle world record

      Saturday, August 23 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-08-23 11:15:16 GMT
      Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific championships title in 3 minutes, 58.37 seconds on Saturday.
      Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific championships title in 3 minutes, 58.37 seconds on Saturday.
    • 5 things to watch for weekend at The Barclays

      5 things to watch for weekend at The Barclays

      Saturday, August 23 2014 3:14 AM EDT2014-08-23 07:14:59 GMT
      In a span of two weeks, Adam Scott lost his No. 1 ranking and then ended the year without a major.
      In a span of two weeks, Adam Scott lost his No. 1 ranking and then ended the year without a major.
    • Smith, Vick toss TDs in Jets' 35-24 loss to Giants

      Smith, Vick toss TDs in Jets' 35-24 loss to Giants

      Saturday, August 23 2014 3:14 AM EDT2014-08-23 07:14:57 GMT
      Rex Ryan saw enough to finally reveal the New York Jets' worst-kept secret.
      Geno Smith and Michael Vick each threw touchdown passes with the New York Jets' starting offense, and the defense mostly shut down Eli Manning before the Giants' backups rallied for a 35-24 preseason victory Friday...
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    • Iraq investigating Sunni mosque attack

      Iraq investigating Sunni mosque attack

      Saturday, August 23 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-08-23 11:28:03 GMT
      Iraq's parliament speaker says an investigation is underway into an attack on a Sunni mosque that killed more than 60 people and escalated sectarian tensions.
      Iraq on Saturday was investigating an attack on a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad that killed more than 60 people and raised sectarian tensions during a fraught political transition.
    • Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

      Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

      Saturday, August 23 2014 6:45 AM EDT2014-08-23 10:45:28 GMT
      Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia.
      Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border into Russia on Saturday.
    • Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

      Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

      Saturday, August 23 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-08-23 10:38:03 GMT
      A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.
      Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Palestinian acceptance of the court's jurisdiction could expose Israel -...
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