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New VA clinic will keep vets from long trips to doctor

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videoIt has been a project more than six years in the making. Today a ground breaking was held to mark the start of construction on a new Veteran Affairs super clinic in Wilmington. Full story...
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Church honors emergency workers, military as 9/11 anniversary nears

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As the 10th anniversary approaches, St. Mary Catholic Church in Wilmington took time to pay tribute to the folks who risk their lives to keep us safe. The special recognition mass honored and remembered local law enforcement and members of the military. Full story...
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Irene has NC military ready to move jets, events

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At Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps spokesman Nat Fahy says a ceremony opening a new battle training center is being delayed because of Hurricane Irene. Fahy says it is unclear when the ceremony will be held. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Coups for Troops helps turn expired coupons into savings for military families

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video Do you have any expired coupons laying around? If you do, then put them to good use by helping out our troops and their families. Full story...
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Two Fort Bragg soldiers face teen murder charges

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A Fort Bragg spokesman says the two men charged with killing a North Carolina teen and dumping his body are soldiers in the 82nd Airborne Division. Full story...
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Golf course honors rescue workers, military with free round

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This week Castle Bay Country Club and Golf Course in Hampstead is inviting all active duty military, police, fire and EMS to join them for a free round of golf. The deal includes green fees and cart rental. All you need is an active ID card and clubs. Full story...
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Military towns lead NC in personal income growth

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North Carolina's two largest military bases are providing the economic boost for personal pocketbooks in their hometowns. Full story...
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Former Army official sentenced for bribes involving equipment for wounded soldiers

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A former Army acquisition official from Colorado has been sentenced to six years in prison for extorting money from companies looking to provide stretchers to military vehicles. Full story...
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Packages from Home heading to military overseas

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videoSoon hundreds of brave men and women overseas will receive a little piece of home. It's all made possible by members of the community, who donated and volunteered their time to send Packages from Home. Full story...
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4 killed in Afghanistan crash had NC ties

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Four of the military personnel killed when a helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan had ties to North Carolina. Full story...
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Classic Jeep helps raise awareness, money for military groups

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A classic car is touring the southeast for a good cause, but this vehicle isn't shiny or sleek. A 1952 Willys CJ-3 Jeep along with a USO jeep crew are giving area residents the chance to give video salutes to the military. Full story...
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Jacksonville SEAL killed in Afghan crash recalled as daring

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Family and friends are remembering a Navy SEAL killed in a weekend helicopter attack in Afghanistan as physically slight but ever ready to take on a challenge. Full story...
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McIntyre wants Wilmington designated "American World War II City"

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Rep. Mike McIntyre wants the US House to designate a city each year as an "American World War II City," and he wants Wilmington to top the list. Full story...
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Army dedicates headquarters building at Bragg

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The Army has dedicated a new building to serve as the combined headquarters of Forces Command and US Army Reserve Command at Fort Bragg. Full story...
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Spokesman: Bragg contractor's death was accident

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A spokesman for the special forces school says the shooting death of a government contractor last summer at Fort Bragg was an accident. Full story...
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