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Trump wants to restore waiver for service academy athletes

President Donald Trump said Monday he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately upon graduation.

Veteran shares message of hope for those considering suicide

Active duty service members and veterans often face a number of barriers when it comes to seeking and receiving the mental health treatment they need.

Airman who inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ film has died

The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died.

Seymour Johnson chosen to host Air Force tanker fleet

The U.S. Air Force says Seymour Johnson Air Force base in eastern North Carolina has been selected to host a new fleet of aerial tankers beginning in 2019.

6 airmen dead after US military aircraft crash in Afghanistan

An Air Force spokesman in Afghanistan says a plane crash killed an unknown number of people on the ground, along with six American airmen and five civilians.

Airman who helped stop train attack returns to US

The US Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train is back in his native California.

Authorities find human remains found in car after 43 years

Investigators following up on leads going back 43 years have found human remains in a 1968 Pontiac recovered from a lake in North Carolina.

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.