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Sheriff: Alcohol a factor in Hampstead midshipman's accident
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 10:58am.

videoThe Worcester County, MD, Sheriff's Office says alcohol was a factor in the skateboarding accident that claimed the life of a 20-year-old Naval Academy midshipman from Pender County.

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Marines and sailors help seniors celebrate Valentine's Day
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:20pm.

This Valentine's Day Marines and Sailors helped spread love to seniors at the Davis Community in Wilmington. Forty-five young men and women from the 2nd Marine Division COMREL/COMSERV visited with residents.

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MARKING HISTORY: Edwin Anderson
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 7:01am.

The name Edwin A. Anderson may sound familiar to you. Today, it's the name of Anderson Elementary in Wilmington, but it's also a name you'll find popping up frequently in US Naval history.

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Mother remembers fallen son on Memorial Day
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 05/27/2013 - 5:05pm.

videoAs hundreds gathered Monday at Wilmington National Cemetery to pay their respects to our fallen servicemen and women, one woman dressed in all white stood out.

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Greensboro sailor killed in combat
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 9:24pm.

Military officials say a sailor from Greensboro has been killed in Afghanistan.

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Navy jet crashes into Virginia apartments, pilots eject
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/06/2012 - 1:47pm.

A local official says it appears two Navy pilots dumped fuel from a fighter jet before it crashed into a Virginia apartment complex, and that likely prevented the resulting fire from being far worse.

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ONLY ON 3: 22nd MEU welcomed home to Camp Lejeune
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Sun, 02/05/2012 - 8:04pm.

video After one of the longest deployments in recent Marine Corps history, Marines and sailors from the 22nd MEU came home to Camp Lejuene.

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Battleship North Carolina: 50 Years in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 10/02/2011 - 10:59pm.

video Fifty years ago Sunday, the Battleship North Carolina finished its long journey from New Jersey to Wilmington. It took great vision, lots of cash and some careful navigation to get "The Showboat" into the slip where she lives now. We celebrate the Battleship's history as a protector of democracy during World War II and then as one of the state's greatest tourist attractions in the WWAY NewsChannel 3 special Battleship North Carolina: 50 Years in Wilmington.

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American Legion duped by fake Marine at NC tourney
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 08/25/2011 - 9:34am.

There are red faces among the smiles after a record-breaking North Carolina baseball tournament discovered a speaker wasn't the decorated combat veteran he claimed to be.

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US holds photos of slain bin Laden, weighs release
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 2:20pm.

Osama bin Laden was unarmed when he was confronted by US commandos at his Pakistani hideout, the White House said Tuesday as new details emerged about the audacious raid that killed the world's most wanted terrorist. The White House said it was considering whether to release photos of bin Laden after he was killed but that the photos were "gruesome" and could be inflammatory.

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