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Coming up on THE News: The Choking Game

Here are stories WTOC is working on: The choking game is something one couple from Beaufort had never heard of, but now they want all parents to know about it so no more children die.

Watch Christy Hutchings's special report on THE News at 6 p.m.

Don Logana will have an update on the fish that are dying in the Ogeechee River. See images from the scene.

Brian Entin reports that businesses are losing thousands of dollars because of the mystery pollutant in the river.

WTOC's Lynda Figueredo met with Khristine Hammond, an exercise physiologist at Fitness One, to see how to get started a fitness program. Watch the Fit Club every Tuesday on the News at Daybreak for your weekly health and weight loss tip of the week.

A new golf tournament is coming to Southbridge. Tim Guidera has the story.

Follow WTOC on Facebook and Twitter! Be sure to watch WTOC THE News Now at 4:00 p.m. and THE News at 5:00, 5:30 and 6:00.

The WTOC News Team

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    Rain chance increases into Monday

    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-04-22 14:18:11 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    High pressure will begin to lose its influence Sunday as a low-pressure system approaches from the west. The low will bring much-needed rain to the area Sunday night into Monday before slowly lifting up the coast through the middle of the week. 

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    High pressure will begin to lose its influence Sunday as a low-pressure system approaches from the west. The low will bring much-needed rain to the area Sunday night into Monday before slowly lifting up the coast through the middle of the week. 

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  • School bond referendum fails in Beaufort County

    School bond referendum fails in Beaufort County

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:49:42 GMT
    Source: WTOCSource: WTOC

    10,519 people or about 72 percent voted against the referendum, according to unofficial election results from the Beaufort County Election Commission. 

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    10,519 people or about 72 percent voted against the referendum, according to unofficial election results from the Beaufort County Election Commission. 

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  • 79-year-old carries out lifelong dream of launching self-made craft

    79-year-old carries out lifelong dream of launching self-made craft

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-04-22 03:29:09 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)
    It's a boat launch that's been years in the making. Phillip Carter has been building a boat by hand for the past 20 years. The beautiful, handmade troller was put into the water for the first time on Saturday afternoon. His lifelong dream was to complete the boat, a goal he reached just 5 days after his 79th birthday. In the past 10 years he has had 2 open heart surgeries to recover from, making the day even more special for his family. "It means a lot," said Carter'...More >>
    It's a boat launch that's been years in the making. Phillip Carter has been building a boat by hand for the past 20 years. The beautiful, handmade troller was put into the water for the first time on Saturday afternoon. His lifelong dream was to complete the boat, a goal he reached just 5 days after his 79th birthday. In the past 10 years he has had 2 open heart surgeries to recover from, making the day even more special for his family. "It means a lot," said Carter'...More >>
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