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Camp Lejeune cancels 4th of July fireworks
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 11:34am.

Base leaders at Camp Lejeune have decided to cancel this year's 4th of July event for the public to minimize the fiscal impact on vital programs affected by sequestration.

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UPDATE: Brother says 2 Marines were killed by Afghan soldier
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 6:58am.

The brother of a New York native killed in Afghanistan says his sibling and another Marine were slain by an Afghan soldier they were training.

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Surprise home makeover for Marine coming home
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 4:21pm.

video A local marine is coming home from overseas Tuesday to a surprise home makeover. The executive producers of "Home Again" have done backyard renovations on the marine's home whil ehe has been away at war.

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2 Camp Lejeune Marines killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 3:16pm.

Two members of a Marine Corps Special Operations Battalion based at Camp Lejeune have been killed in Afghanistan.

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Camp Lejeune honors Marine training blast victims
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 8:51pm.

Camp Lejeune has honored seven of its Marines killed in an explosion during a training exercise last month in Nevada.

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Camp Lejeune honors Marine training blast victims
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 8:32pm.

Camp Lejeune has honored seven of its Marines killed in an explosion during a training exercise last month in Nevada.

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Gov. McCrory orders lowering of flags to honor Marines killed in Nevada
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 6:58am.

Governor Pat McCrory ordered United States and North Carolina flags to be lowered from sunrise to sunset on April 23 on state facilities in honor of the seven U.S. Marines who were killed, and those wounded, as part of a training exercise on March 18, 2013, at Nevada’s Hawthorne Army Depot.

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Marines don't disclose hearing in urination case
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 5:54pm.

videoMarine Corps officials say a key court hearing was held at Camp Lejeune last week for the only officer charged over a 2011 YouTube video showing snipers urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan. But they say they forgot to provide the public notice.

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ONLY ON 3: Alabama murder has ties to Wilmington
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 9:00pm.

videoA Camp Lejeune marine and his girlfriend are both behind bars after being accused of murder. Marquis Cheatham, 23, and Dominique Atkinson, 21, are accused of killing Cheatham's wife Ashley during a trip to Alabama.

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Camp Lejeune holds WWII event for veterans
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 7:06am.

Camp Lejeune is scheduled to host a remembrance of World War II for military veterans and their families.

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