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Onslow County News

USMC cracks down on KIA bracelets

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video The KIA, or Killed In Action bracelets, are worn by Marines in honor of friends who died serving their country. But the Marine Corps does not allow jewelry, which has some Marines demanding an exception be made to the rule. Full story...
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Practice squad update: Spencer heads to Detroit; Ross continues to wait, "not the case anymore"

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Life on the edge of an NFL roster is tough. One day you have a job. One day you don't. Former North Brunswick Scorpion Owen Spencer recently got the call. Jay Ross and Kendric Burney hope to get one soon. Full story...
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Feds say chemical in Lejeune water is carcinogen

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Government researchers have classified a chemical found in the drinking water at Camp Lejeune for decades as a known cause of cancer in humans. Full story...
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5th Quarter: Week #7 - High School Scoreboard; Monday night edition

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Week number seven of the high school football season is now complete. In fact six games involving teams from our area were played on Monday night due to rain and lightning on Friday. Click full story for all the scores and highlights. Full story...
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5th Quarter: Week #7 - High School Scoreboard

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Week number seven of the high school football season is not complete yet due to a handful of games that were suspended due to lightning. One area game didn't get started. One will conclude on Saturday. Several will wrap up on Monday. Full story...
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5th Quarter: Week #6 - High School Scoreboard

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Week number six of the high school football schedule is complete other than a few postponements. Hoggard remains undefeated. New Hanover improves to 4-1. North Brunswick is no longer undefeated. Click full story for all of Friday's scores. Full story...
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WWAY's High School Football preview

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video Weather pending,week number six of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Jesse Jones has a preview of some of the best matchups. Full story...
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State starts waiting list for Irene appliance replacement funds

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Within a few days, North Carolina families and small businesses have reserved all money available in a program to replace appliances damaged by Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Lejeune Marines participate in Adrenalin Rush

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A new program will help Camp Lejeune Marines adjust to life at home after the stress of a combat zone with excursions such as whitewater rafting trips. Full story...
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5th QUARTER: Week #5 - High School Scoreboard

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Other than Trask's postponement, week number five of the high school football schedule is complete. Laney remains undefeated along with North Brunswick. Full story...
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WWAY's Week 5 high school football preview

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video Week number five of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Half of our area teams will begin conference play on Friday. A few teams will have the night off. Some schools are still finishing out non-conference play. Full story...
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McIntyre mails letter to Postmaster General supporting Surf City Post Office

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Rep. Mike McIntyre is standing up for the Surf City Post Office. Earlier this year the US Postal Service said the Surf City location is on a list of possible cuts to help the USPS as it faces mounting massive debt. Full story...
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Two men arrested after over $20,000 of stolen property found at residence

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Two men were arrested after over $20,000 worth of stolen goods was found at a house in Onslow county. Full story...
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FEMA: $12M approved for NC Irene relief

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Nearly $12 million in state and federal money has been approved for people in North Carolina affected by Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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WWAY's Marcy Cuevas looks back at covering 9/11, changes since

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video When terrorists attacked on our own soil, reaction was immediate. Shock. Anger. Confusion. Even though Southeastern North Carolina is hundreds of miles away from the sites of the carnage, the effect rippled through our area. "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Marcy Cuevas was a reporter here at WWAY NewsChannel 3 that day. She looks back on September 11, 2001, and how it continues to affect so many. Full story...
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