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Hearing airs sex crimes case against US general

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US Army prosecutors are charging a general with sex crimes against five women, including four military subordinates and a civilian. The first details of the charges filed in September emerged at a military justice hearing Monday for Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair at Fort Bragg. Full story...
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Hearing set for US general charged with sex crimes

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Fort Bragg officials will hold a preliminary hearing to determine if there's enough evidence for an Army general charged with sex crimes to face trial. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines train at Fort Bragg

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Marines from Camp Lejeune have headed inland to train at Fort Bragg with the Army. The Fayetteville Observer reported the 10th Marine Regiment is training at Fort Bragg until Oct. 26. Full story...
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Old photo's link to Wilmington helps revive memories of 'forgotten war'

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video A photograph taken 62 years ago of two American soldiers in the heat of battle in Korea is impressive enough, but the photo is only the beginning of an amazing story that leads all the way back to Wilmington. Full story...
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Fort Bragg-based soldier killed in Afghanistan

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A soldier from Arizona and based at Fort Bragg has died from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Sgt. Butler honored at Topsail High football game

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The alma mater of fallen soldier Sgt. T.J. Butler honored his service and sacrifice by hosting a Military Appreciation Night at Friday's football game. Topsail High School in Hampstead encouraged fans to wear red, white and blue in Butler's memory. Full story...
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Hometown hero Butler laid to rest

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video A hometown hero was laid to rest today in the Port City. This morning, hundreds of family, friends and supporters came out to pay their respects to Sgt. T.J. Butler. Though his death was a shock to those who knew him, it was clear today that Sgt. Butler's sacrifice not go unnoticed. Full story...
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Crowds turn out to support fallen soldier, family

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video People crowded Market Street outside First Baptist Church in Wilmington today during Sgt. T.J. Butler's funeral. Supporters from near and far lined the street to show respect for the fallen soldier and his family. His story hit close to home for many of them. Full story...
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Topsail to honor alum Butler, all military at football game

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Topsail High School will honor an alum killed while serving in the Army in Afghanistan. Sgt. T.J. Butler graduated from Topsail High in 2006. Full story...
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NC soldier killed in Afghanistan to be buried

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A funeral will be held for a member of the North Carolina National Guard killed in Afghanistan. Sgt. Jeremy F. Hardison of Browns Summit is scheduled to be buried Thursday at the Salisbury National Cemetery. Full story...
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Two Marines charged with breaking into church

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Two Marines from Cherry Point were arrested for breaking into a Jacksonville church, according to court documents. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' searches for military extras

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Casting agents search for extras before "Iron Man 3" returns to Wilmington. Full story...
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Community reacts to controversial church protesting Wilmington soldier's funeral

A controversial church group known for protesting military funerals says it will come to the Cape Fear to protest the funeral of a Wilmington soldier killed last week in Afghanistan.

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Community reacts to controversial church protesting Wilmington soldier's funeral

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videoA controversial church group known for protesting military funerals says it will come to the Cape Fear to protest the funeral of a Wilmington soldier killed last week in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Fallen Wilmington soldier's family releases statement

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The wife of a soldier from Wilmington killed in Afghanistan earlier this week released a statement Friday. Full story...
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