9OYS Morning Brew, Episode 13: Going for Gold

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Wake up every Friday with the 9OYS Morning Brew crew.

We will bring you a weekly behind-the-scenes chat with the 9 On Your Side morning team as we discuss fun and trending stories.

The 2020 summer Olympics kicked off this week in Tokyo as athletes and health officials maintain strict COVID protocols to hinder the spread of the virus. Jeff Bezos joined Richard Branson in setting new space exploration milestones and where you can go to enjoy the annual Fig Fest here in Eastern North Carolina.

Meteorologist Alex Wasilenko, anchor Julianne Dell, reporter Ford Sanders, producer Jennifer Blake and editor Kelly Hunter provide a rundown of what sporting events are kicking off the opening week of the Tokyo Olympics. Discover the COVID protocols currently in place to protect all athletes and what controversies already besiege the games within week one.

Jeff Bezos and his three crew members joined Richard Branson and his crew in making history for private space flight. The Blue Origin rocket Bezos and his crew were on contained the oldest and youngest passengers to ever travel to space. The rocket also held historic North Carolina artifacts that made the journey as well.

Ocracoke is hosting their annual Fig Fest come August 5-7. You won’t want to miss out on the celebrity chef stopping by as well as the wide assortment of goodies that will be available for your consumption.

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