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World War II 'Duck' that landed on D-Day coming to Wilmington

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A vintage World War II DUKW amphibious truck, nicknamed a “Duck,” that supported Allied landings in Normandy, France, on D-Day will be exhibited at the WII USO big-band dance and USO show on Nov. 22 at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, at 120 South Second Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington could get national recognition for World War II efforts

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videoWilmington might be the first to get the American World War II City designation. Full story...
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UNCW hosts forum on Syria

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videoUNCW hosted a discussion today on Syria and the possibility of military intervention from the United States. Full story...
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UNCW Syria expert talks about crisis in war-torn country

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videoUNCW's Dr. Dan Masters stopped by WWAY to talk about the crisis in Syria and what options the U.S. has when it comes to stopping the bloodshed in the war-torn country. Full story...
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Fort Bragg-based soldier killed in Afghanistan

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A soldier from Arizona and based at Fort Bragg has died from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Family, friends, others gather to remember fallen Marine

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video The somber service was held at McClure Presbyterian Church. That's the same church where Lance Corporal Ross Carver and his wife Brandy were married. The audience recited the serenity prayer - one of Carver's favorites. Full story...
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Football tailgate party benefits more than football fans

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The event was organized locally by Hell's Kitchen. People got to check out a game on the big screens under the big tent. Step Up for Soldiers was also accepting donations. Full story...
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UNCW helps ease veterans' transition to student life

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video They were on the front lines fighting for their country and their lives. Now many former troops from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are back home and going to college. They're tough, but it's still a hard transition from the front lines to the front seat in the classroom. Full story...
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Emotional reunion for soldier and son

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videoA Columbus County preschooler had a special, unexpected visitor today. Full story...
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Local war opponents present check to congressman

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videoA group of opponents of the war in Iraq, including some members of the political action group MoveOn.org, expressed their concerns Thursday. Full story...
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