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Camp Lejeune

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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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. Commissioner denies being part of Lejeune water cover-up

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video The effects of the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune continue to ripple across the community. As one retired Marine continues to speak out about the controversy, he's making some serious allegations against a New Hanover County Commissioner. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune participates in brain injury study

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Researchers at the Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital have almost finished a study that could determine new treatment for troops suffering from a traumatic brain injury. Full story...
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Wilmington families open hearts and homes to Marines

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video Port City Java organized the event that brought more than 50 Marines into Wilmington, pairing them off with families that were grateful for their service and happy to feed a few more. Full story...
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Community steps up to open hearts, homes to Marines on Thanksgiving

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With the help of 27 host families, a bus load of 54 Marines will make their way to the port Port City for a delicious meal and hospitality this Thanksgiving. 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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Families sought to host Marines for Thanksgiving

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video Port City Java is organizing a Make a Marine's Thanksgiving drive. They're looking for 27 families to host two Marines each from Camp Lejeune Thanksgiving Day from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. You can feed them lunch, watch some football, or do whatever your family does to celebrate the holiday. 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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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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Marines to allow troops to wear KIA bracelets

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The commandant of the Marine Corps is changing the rule that bans troops from wearing bracelets commemorating friends killed in action, settling a flap that has roiled some in the force. Full story...
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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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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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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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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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