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Onslow County News

Jacksonville urges keeping Onslow offices downtown

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Jacksonville Mayor Sammy Phillips is urging the Onslow County Commissioners to keep county government offices downtown. Full story...
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Obama to sign bill helping Lejeune water victims

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The man who has led the fight for information about the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune will be at the Oval Office when President Obama signs a bill providing health care for those who suffered illnesses because of the toxins. Full story...
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House to vote on care for those sickened by water

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A North Carolina congressman is speaking in support of a bill that provides medical care for Camp Lejeune Marines and their relatives who could have been sickened by drinking water contaminated with toxins linked to cancers and organ damage. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune-based Marine killed in Afghanistan

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The Department of Defense says a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has been killed in Afghanistan. Full story...
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NC woman's ring found at beach 33 years later

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A North Carolina woman has her high school ring back, 33 years after she lost it at the beach in Surf City. Full story...
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$1 million Powerball prize yet to be claimed

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Someone bought a Powerball ticket in North Carolina worth $1 million but hasn't yet claimed their winnings. Full story...
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Lejeune Visitor Center will remain on normal operating schedule

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Hours after announcing that they were cutting back the hours of their Visitor Center to cut costs and increase efficiency, Camp Lejeune announced that they will continue to run the Visitor Center 24/7. Full story...
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Cyclist killed in crash at Camp Lejeune

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A Navy corpsman has died after being hit by a car while riding a bike at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine receives Silver Star for valor

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A Camp Lejeune Marine who received the Silver Star for his actions during a patrol that was supposed to photograph an Afghan town says he's accepting the award on behalf of the troops that don't come home. Full story...
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Fire that burned Jacksonville church ruled arson

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Investigators say a fire at a downtown Jacksonville church was intentionally set. Full story...
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Montford Point Marines receive nation's highest civilian honor

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videoDecades after Montford Point at Camp Lejeune closed its doors, hundreds of black Marines who trained there received a major recognition Wednesday. After more than 60 years, about 400 Marines were honored with the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, DC, and a handful of those are from right here in the Port City. Full story...
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Marine lance corporal killed in Afghanistan

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Military officials say a Marine lance corporal based at Camp Lejeune has died in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine charged with murder of 15-year-old girl

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The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says a Camp Lejeune Marine was in court today accused of killing a 15-year-old girl. Pernell Devon Jones, 24, is charged with first degree murder of the teen Saturday night. Full story...
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Two dead after crash on US 17

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Two people are dead after a crash in Onslow County early Sunday morning. It happened around 3 a.m. Sunday on US 17, just north of Holly Ridge. Full story...
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Jacksonville High teacher arrested for sex with student; relationship may date to 2007

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A Jacksonville High School teacher has been arrested and accused of having sex with a student. The arrest happened around 9:30 a.m. at the school. Full story...
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