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Winning watermelon weighs 163 pounds

Posted August 7, 2008 2:09 p.m. EDT

— Larry Boyette of Kenly showed the largest watermelon at the State Farmer's Market Thursday.

His 163-pound entry was the winner at the market's Watermelon Day celebration.

Ryan Anderson, of Raleigh, won the kids' watermelon eating contest.