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Ryan speaks out against military cuts

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Republican Paul Ryan says Mitt Romney will prevent planned cuts to the US military if elected president. Full story...
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NY Times hails StarNews editor's book

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The New York Times (or at least one of its blogs) says that a new book co-authored by a StarNews staffer "promises to be one of the biggest books of the year, with the potential to affect the presidential campaign in the final weeks before the election." Full story...
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Rock star's album benefits Military

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videoYou may know rocker John Parr best from his hits in the '80s, but he's back on the scene today as he promotes a new album in support of those fighting for freedom. He stopped by "Good Morning Carolina" to talk about the album and play some of his music. Full story...
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Soldier receives 6-month sentence in hazing case

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A second soldier accused of driving an Asian-American private to suicide has received a six-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to reduced charges in a court-martial at Fort Bragg. Full story...
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National Guard unit returns to wildfire fighting

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The 145th Airlift Wing of the North Carolina Air National Guard is resuming fighting wildfires in the West, six weeks after four of the unit's airmen died while fighting a fire in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Full story...
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StarNews Sunday Preview: Family learns veteran's long-kept secret

There are more than 23 million American Veterans living today, but you may be surprised how many never speak of their service, especially in WWII. In Sunday's StarNews you can read the story of a prisoner of war that even his family did not know for a long time. Ashley Jacobs gets a preview from Jim Ware of the StarNews.

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Perdue signs work licensing bill to help military

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Gov. Bev Perdue has signed a bill to help people connected to the military receive state occupational licenses to perform specialized work in North Carolina. Full story...
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NY Chinese-Americans decry soldier's death

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Chinese-Americans in New York are decrying the suicide of a soldier who allegedly was hazed because of his ethnicity. Full story...
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Wilmington honors Montford Point Marines

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The Wilmington Commission on African-American History will host a reception before tonight's City Council meeting to honor the Wilmington Chapter of the Montford Point Marines. The reception is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Marine Corps Osprey makes emergency landing at ILM

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A V-22 Osprey from Marine Corps Air Station New River had to make an emergency landing at Wilmington International Airport this afternoon. Full story...
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Veteran's family reunited with long-lost dogtags

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videoA piece of military and personal history is back in the hands of a veteran's family. Nearly half a century after he lost them in Vietnam, Richard Wiler's family now has their dad's dog tags back. Full story...
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NC National Guard troops welcomed home on holiday

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More than 100 North Carolina National Guard members are returning home on Independence Day to reunite with their family members after being separated for a year. Full story...
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Soldier drowns after car crashes in Jordan Lake

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A soldier drowned early Wednesday morning after his car was found in Jordan Lake, according to authorities. Full story...
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Flags lowered to honor NC-based crew in wildfire plane crash

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Flags at state buildings across North Carolina were lowered today in honor of the Charlotte-based crew of an Air National Guard plane that crashed over the weekend. Full story...
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