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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 2:44 AM EDT2014-08-23 06:44:57 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 shut down an independent film festival on its opening day Saturday, a rare venue for the showing of films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls, organizers said.
    • 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.
    • NFL, rapper MIA reach settlement

      NFL, rapper MIA reach settlement

      Friday, August 22 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:14:48 GMT
      An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime...
      An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime...
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    • 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...
    • US picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cup

      US picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cup

      Saturday, August 23 2014 1:35 AM EDT2014-08-23 05:35:08 GMT
      Stephen Curry scored 20 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday night in its final home exhibition game before the FIBA Basketball World Cup.
      The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title.
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    • Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

      Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

      Saturday, August 23 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-08-23 09:15:10 GMT
      An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater...
      An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom...
    • Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

      Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

      Saturday, August 23 2014 5:07 AM EDT2014-08-23 09:07:59 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. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes...
    • Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

      Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

      Saturday, August 23 2014 4:45 AM EDT2014-08-23 08:45:04 GMT
      Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this...
      Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power...
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