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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 21, 2016) The pilot of an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, awaits directions from the flight deck crew aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). VX-23 is conducting its third and final developmental test (DT-III) phase aboard George Washington in the Atlantic Ocean. The F-35C is expected to be Fleet operational in 2018.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Price)

US Air Force grounds F-35 fighter jets

The U.S. Air Force has grounded 10 of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, just over a month after they were declared “combat ready.”

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Beached whale dies in Nags Head

A whale died after beaching itself in Nags Head Friday, according to the Marine Mammal Stranding Network.

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Creature Feature – Greyhound Adoption

When most people think of Greyhounds, they think of racing. However, if the dogs don’t run well or retire, they need loving, adoptive homes.

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Live Music Friday: Ladada

The 5th Annual Embrace The Culture Music and Arts Festival takes place at Town Point Park Saturday. One of the headliners joined us for Live…