WOKQ will be out and about both Saturday and Sunday and I hope to see you at one of our events.

Seacoast Heart Walk

Credit Karen Kiley

On Saturday, hopefully, you can join us for the American Heart Association's Seacoast Heart Walk. It's a 2-mile walk that starts and ends at the Little Harbour School in Portsmouth.

Tails 2 Trails

Credit Karen Kiley

On Sunday, it's the Cocheco Valley Humane Society's annual 'Tails 2 Trails' dog walk at the Strafford County Courthouse lawn. The festivities get underway at 11am. Mark and I will see you there!

Seize the Deal

Don't forget to get  your $50 Castaways Seafood and Grill gift certificate for ONLY $25. Hurry, before they're all gone. SEIZE THE DEAL

Weather

Partly to mostly sunny, high 80...a mix of sun and clouds in the North Country with a high of 82...Check our weekend forecast. 

Top News Stories

More bodies found in TX flooding
The death toll from recent severe weather in Texas could be up to 21, with the discovery of a body in Houston. Officials believe it may be an 87-year-old man who was swept away by flood waters earlier this week. Another body was found last night on the bank of the Blanco River in San Marcos. Flood waters have been receding, but officials continue to monitor The Blanco, San Jacinto and Brazos Rivers.

Pataki Enters POTUS race
Former New York Governor George Pataki has entered the contest for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Pataki announced his candidacy yesterday - first on YouTube, and then at an event in Exeter.

Shea-Porter ready to win back seat
Former Democratic Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter says she's prepared to win back the seat she lost to Republican Frank Guinta now that the Federal Election Commission has found that he accepted illegal campaign donations from his parents. Shea-Porter served two terms in the 1st Congressional District before Guinta defeated her in 2010. She won in 2012, only to lose to him again last fall.

Wake Up Winning

Music, fun and prizes next week with The Morning Waking Crew. Enjoy your weekend.