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Onslow County News

Jacksonville residents react to Marine web video

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video The recently surfaced web video reportedly shows Marines from Camp Lejeune urinating on dead Taliban bodies. After showing it to folks in Jacksonville, where most either know a Marine or have previously served in the Corps, we got mixed reactions. Full story...
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Marines in urinating video from Lejeune; USMC commandant responds

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An official says the Marine Corps has identified at least two of the four Marines in an internet video that purports to depict them urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan. Full story...
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NC 172 reopened aboard Lejeune as smoke from wildfire clears

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Camp Lejeune has reopened a road closed overnight because of smoke from a wildfire. For safety reasons, the provost marshal's office decided overnight to close NC 172 between the Triangle Outpost gate and Sneads Ferry Rd. due to limited visibility. Full story...
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Eastern NC airports to see service changes

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A couple of eastern North Carolina airports will soon see some changes in service. Full story...
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Onslow shooting victim 'alert and talking with family'

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Deputies in Onslow County are investigating a shooting. Sheriff Ed Brown said a man was shot three times. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Family says it caught cop peeping on teenage daughter

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video A scene no parent wants to stumble upon: A peeping Tom outside their daughter's window. A North Topsail Beach family says that's what happened to them. They were even more horrified when they say they realized the man outside their home was a police officer. Full story...
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Reward offered for info about dead pelicans

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For the second year in a row dead pelicans are turning up on the North Carolina coast, including North Topsail Beach. Full story...
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Man charged with brother's murder

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One man is dead, and his brother is in jail as the prime suspect. Full story...
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Injured pelicans washing up on NC beaches again

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Officials say pelicans with injuries similar to those seen last winter are washing up on Onslow Beach and have been reported on another beach along the southeastern North Carolina coast. Full story...
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Jacksonville will revise rules after abortion foes sue

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The city of Jacksonville will change its rules on public demonstrations to resolve a lawsuit filed by anti-abortion protesters who say their free-speech rights are violated by the current ordinance. Full story...
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Justices hear appeal of Marine convicted of killing pregnant comrade

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A former Marine convicted of killing a fellow Marine wants his conviction overturned. Today the state court of appeals heard arguments from both sides in the case. Full story...
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Surveys about Camp Lejeune water still sought

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The federal agency leading the health survey about contaminated water at Camp Lejeune is using YouTube to reach out to service members and civilians who worked at the base and their families. Full story...
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Jacksonville's permit rules draw anti-abortion lawsuit

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Anti-abortion protesters say a North Carolina city's ordinance violates their free-speech rights by giving police too much leeway in deciding where and when demonstrations are permissible. Full story...
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NC Marine pilot charged with indecent exposure

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A pilot at the New River Marine Air Station has been charged with indecent exposure in Jacksonville. Full story...
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Hundreds gather outside Lejeune to honor victims of Beirut bombing

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video Nearly three decades later, the bombing of the Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, still lingers. October 23, 1983, was the deadliest day the Corps had seen since Iwo Jima. Hundreds gathered to remember that day and honor those they lost during a ceremony in Jacksonville. Full story...
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