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Hagan wants more tax cuts for military hires

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North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan wants to expand a tax credit offered to businesses who hire military veterans. Full story...
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Gravely's mast breaks off

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The upper part of the mast on the destroyer Gravely broke off Sunday while the warship was underway off the northern Florida coast, the US Navy has confirmed. Full story...
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Bragg soldier charged with stabbing officer's wife

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged in a knife attack on the wife of his noncommissioned officer. Full story...
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Reunion 50 years after bomber crash with nukes

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The plane was carrying two nuclear weapons, each one containing more than 200 times the power of the bombs that fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Full story...
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Army judge rejects fourth trial in triple murder

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A military judge has denied a request for a fourth trial from a former Fort Bragg soldier convicted of killing a mother and two of her children. Full story...
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Two Lejeune Marines honored with bronze stars

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Two North Carolina-based Marines are being honored for their actions in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Gravely crew to help next Honor Flight

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Two months after coming to town for the commissioning of their Navy destroyer, the crew of the USS Gravely is giving back to our community. Full story...
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Family, friends remember fallen soldier as controversial group plans funeral protest

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Remembering our fallen heroes is something we hear about all too often these days. Thursday night family and friends attended a candlelight vigil in Whiteville to honor the life of a fallen soldier. Full story...
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20 years later Desert Storm remembered

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videoWhere were you 20 years ago? It may be hard to remember, but this time two decades ago, the nation was captivated by the first Gulf War. Full story...
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Pentagon anticipates $78 billion in budget cuts

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates will cut $78 billion from the Pentagon budget in the next five years, money that will come from shrinking the military's ground force, increasing health care premiums for troops and other potentially unpopular cost-saving measures. Full story...
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Packages from Home donations collected

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The holidays are over, but people some will still be receiving some gifts. It was pick-up day here at WWAY. Full story...
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Mixed reaction near Lejeune on repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell

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video The signing of the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell had a few folks in Jacksonville stirred up. The repeal is a controversial topic among all branches of the military, but the Marine Corps has been especially resistant to the change. Full story...
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Defense bill includes two major NC provisions

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A defense spending bill on President Barack Obama's desk includes two provisions relating to longstanding controversies in North Carolina. Full story...
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Diligence celebrates crew member's retirement

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The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence said goodbye today to a longtime veteran. Chief machinery technician Bill Jones concluded his military service in an afternoon retirement ceremony along the Wilmington riverfront. Full story...
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Hearing set in death of Fort Bragg paratrooper

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A hearing similar to a grand jury proceeding is scheduled for a Fort Bragg soldier charged with making false statements about the death of a fellow paratrooper. Full story...
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