Opening ceremonies kicked off the state games at Walnut Creek AmphitheaterFriday night. WRAL's Jim Payne hosted the event.
Thursday, local law enforcement officials ran the torch into the triangleas a part of their fund raising effort for the Special Olympics.
If you think this event is big, just wait two more years. TheRaleigh-Durham area will play host to the World Special OlympicsSummer Games in 1999.
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