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Onslow County News

Gov. McCrory launches jobs program to keep vets in state

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videoGovernor Pat McCrory made a stop at Camp Lejeune this afternoon to unveil a veterans employment initiative. Full story...
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Ceremony marks start of construction for Montford Point memorial

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A ceremony is scheduled to mark the start of construction of a monument at Camp Lejeune to honor the Montford Point Marines, the first black Marines to enlist in the Corps. Full story...
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UPDATE: Lejeune Marine convicted and sentenced

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videoA U.S. Marine who vanished a decade ago in Iraq has been found guilty of desertion charges related to his disappearances there and in Lebanon. Full story...
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Onslow Co. woman named Marine Corps Spouse of the Year

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video The wife of a Marine stationed at MCAS New River has been named the 2015 Marine Corps Spouse of the Year. Full story...
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After delay, openings expected in trial of vanishing Marine

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After several days of delays, opening statements are expected in the trial of a US Marine accused of deserting his post in Iraq and winding up in Lebanon. Full story...
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Local active military, veterans react to fight against ISIS

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video Local military personnel are speaking out about President Obama's request to congress to authorize military force against ISIS. With a large population of active military and veterans close by, that decision could affect a huge community right here. It's a town that's centered around Camp Lejeune. From active duty men and women to veterans to their families Jacksonville is a military town. So a decision from the president to fight ISIS is something Air Force Veteran Emory Keck says they are all prepared for. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine goes to trial a decade after vanishing in Iraq

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The trial is beginning for a Marine who vanished in Iraq a decade ago and then wound up in Lebanon. Full story...
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Pentagon pairs with Duke to build solar farm at Camp Lejeune

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The Pentagon is pairing with Duke Energy to build an 80-acre solar farm at Camp Lejeune, a sprawling U.S. Marine Corps base along the North Carolina coast. Full story...
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Woman trying to elude police crashes car into utility pole

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Police in Jacksonville say a woman trying to elude officers during a traffic stop caused a widespread power outage when she crashed her car into a utility pole. Full story...
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North Topsail Beach approves another emergency plan

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The Town of North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen passed a preliminary resolution on an emergency protection plan for four lots of land on North Topsail Beach. The purpose of the meeting Wednesday was for the Board of Aldermen to decide if they should make a preliminary decision on extending the sandbag revetment project for emergency protection measures for four lots north of the current sand bag revetment project. Full story...
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