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  1. the Show Must Go on? WH 'pleased' Sony looking to distribute 'The Interview'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fox News

    Parents in Farmville, North Carolina want to know why their children were given a Common Core vocabulary assignment in an English class that promoted the Prophet Muhammad and the Islamic faith. "It really caught me off guard," a Farmville Central High School student who was in the class told me.

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  2. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Saturday | Lucianne.com

    ... 11 million new jobs. And in a hopeful sign for middle-class families, wages are on the rise again. Parents in Farmville, North Carolina want to know why their children were given a Common Core vocabulary assignment in an English class that promoted ...

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  3. High School: Islamic vocabulary lessonpart of Common Core standardsRead the original story

    Saturday | Lucianne.com

    Parents in Farmville, North Carolina want to know why their children were given a Common Core vocabulary assignment in an English class that promoted the Prophet Muhammad and the Islamic faith. "It really caught me off guard," a Farmville Central High School student who was in the class told me.

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  4. High school Common Core lesson promotes Muhammad, Islamic faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    On Friday, Fox News' Todd Starnes reported that a high school in Farmville, North Carolina , promotes Islam and the Prophet Muhammad in a Common Core vocabulary assignment handed out to seniors in an English class. Starnes said one parent he spoke to was troubled by the assignment, calling it classwork disguised as Islamic propaganda.

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  5. Mom Says She Uncovered 'Very Shocking' Content When She...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheBlaze.com

    The parents of a high school student in Farmville, North Carolina, are seeking answers regarding a Common Core-aligned vocabulary assignment given to their child that they claim is essentially Islamic propaganda. The worksheet reportedly read: "In the following exercises, you will have the opportunity to expand your vocabulary by reading about Muhammad and the Islamic word."

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  6. Todd Starnes High school: Islamic vocab task part of Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Fox News

    Parents in Farmville, North Carolina want to know why their children were given a Common Core vocabulary assignment in an English class that promoted the Prophet Muhammad and the Islamic faith. "It really caught me off guard," a Farmville Central High School student who was in the class told me.

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  7. 2 accused of stealing copper from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WITN

    Pitt County Deputies say two accused copper thieves were caught by a relative of the homeowner they were trying to steal from. Deputies say on December 4th, William Gurkins and Donald Wilson Jr. crawled under home on Moye Turnage Road in Farmville and cut out copper water pipes and copper electrical wiring causing several thousands of dollars in damage.

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  8. Pitt Co. high school's Islamic vocab lesson causing controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WCTI

    Some local parents are expressing concern after learning that a high school class in Pitt County is teaching students Islamic vocabulary and beliefs. According to Brock Letchworth, the spokesperson for Pitt County Schools, Farmville Central High School has a senior English class that includes an Islamic vocabulary lesson.

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  9. Dozens of gang members and suspected drug dealers off Pitt County streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WITN

    ... maining suspects continues. The task force operation combined the efforts of police in Greenville, Winterville and Farmville, along with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office and the SBI.

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  10. Investigators accuse local woman of "Doctor Shopping"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WCTI

    ... during the investigation, detectives obtained a warrant on Lauren Nicole Bullock of 8427 Stantonsburg Rd. Farmville, NC, charging her with 1 count of obtaining a controlled substance by prescription misrepresentation. Bullock turned herself into ...

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  11. Jones casts vote against defense funding billRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... cannot vote for a bill that cuts military benefits while funding wars that Congress never declared," said Jones, R-Farmville, who cast a dissenting vote. "It's just not right." The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2015 is much needed, ...

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  12. Prep basketball: 3-pointers terrorize Rams in lossRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Kinston Free Press

    During the football season, the Farmville Central junior threw a pair of touchdown passes in a 50-14 rout over his neighboring county rival. The Jaguars defeated Greene Central, 61-43, in the first cycle of this season's series, dishing the Rams their first loss of the season behind Parker's game-best 30 points.

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  13. SBI clears local deputy in Farmville shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WCTI

    ... of Investigation says deputy Troy Martin acted lawfully when he shot 25-year-old Randy Cooke in the arm at his Farmville home in October. Cooke's home is located on Wesley Church Road. Deputies originally arrived when Cooke's mother called deputies ...

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  14. Farmville man arrested for stealing 2 cases of beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | WITN

    Just before 4:00 a.m. Saturday, the Pitt County Sheriff's Office responded to an alarm at the Hustle Mart in Farmville. When deputies arrived, they found the glass door shattered by a concrete block, which had been thrown at the door.

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  15. Pitt Co. bridge replacement to detour drivers over several monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | WITN

    Drivers will contend with a detour while crews work to replace a Pitt County bridge over the next several months. A section of Stantonsburg Road near Farmville was closed Monday morning, so the bridge over Black Swamp can be replaced.

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  16. Community NewslettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Farmville Herald

    ... News must be submitted no later than Sunday, November 23 for publication in the Friday, November 28 edition of the Farmville Herald. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding! Thursday, November 20, 2014 Happy birthday wishes go out to ...

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  17. Southwest faces 3rd-rd clash with Farmville CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... been on the road in the playoffs, but with the lower-seeded teams - first 13th-seeded Warren County and then No. 8 Farmville Central - winning, the Stallions got to stay at home, where they are 51-11 in the postseason. Is destiny smiling on ...

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  18. Eagles put together solid seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Bladen Journal

    Bladen JournalThe 2014 varsity East Bladen Eagles football team was together on the field for the final time last week after a 40-35 loss to Farmville Central in the second round of the state's Class 2-A playoffs. East Bladen finished its season at 10-3.

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  19. Pitt County deputy gets Lifesaving AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WITN

    ... his actions. Deputies say it was around 1:30 a.m. on November 3 when 30-year-old Glenn Strickland woke up in his Farmville home gasping for air. His wife Kristan is a Nursing Assistant and performed CPR after calling 911. Just five minutes away was ...

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  20. Pitt County deputy awarded for saving a man's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WCTI

    A Pitt County Deputy is honored for his life-saving efforts earlier this month. Thanks to his quick action and the help of a life-saving device, a Farmville man is still alive today.

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