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Navy denies claims linked to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune

The U.S. Navy secretary says he is denying thousands of claims from veterans and their families who were exposed to contaminated drinking water decades ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

Death penalty in play for Navy veteran in woman’s death

Eric Brian Brown was arrested last year in connection with the September 2017 kidnapping of 19-year-old Ashanti Billie.

Survivors gathering at Pearl Harbor for attack remembrance

About 20 survivors are expected to gather at Pearl Harbor on Friday to pay tribute to the thousands of men lost in the Japanese attack 77 years ago.

Coast Guard, Navy look for plane missing from South Carolina

The Coast Guard and the Navy are searching for a twin-engine plane missing on a flight from South Carolina to the Bahamas.

Crews searching for missing private plane off South Carolina coast

Emergency crews are searching for a missing private plane about 100 miles south-southeast of Charleston.

US Navy now allows women to wear ponytails, lock hairstyles

The Navy says it will now allow servicewomen to sport ponytails and other hairstyles, reversing a policy that long forbade females from letting their hair down.

Fleet Week gets underway as ships arrive in New York City

Fleet Week kicked off Wednesday in New York City as Navy and Coast Guard ships arrive in Manhattan.

ARMED FORCES WEEK: Mission BBQ offers free sandwich to military

It is Armed Forces Week and a national barbecue chain is honoring each branch of the military, each on a different day.

WWII veteran revisits ship decades after serving on USS North Carolina

A special visitor stopped by the USS North Carolina, a World War II Veteran who took a long-awaited walk down memory lane aboard the ship. 

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Downtown restaurants to bring in outdoor heaters as weather cools down

The chill was in the air at Downtown Alive in Wilmington Friday night, but that didn't stop people from coming out. City Council is voting Wednesday on whether to extend the event until the end of November.

Three Bladen County schools to reopen after closure

Bladen County Schools is happy to announce that Bladenboro Middle, Dublin Primary, and East Arcadia Elementary will reopen and welcome students back into their classrooms on Monday, November 2.

Locals get ready for Halloween 2020

It's the spookiest night of the year. Well, almost--and this year will look a little different.

CDC is lifting cruise ban in US waters

If you're one of those people who have been eagerly awaiting the chance to take a cruise out of US ports, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention released a bit of good news for you on Friday.