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ONLY ON 3: Veteran says VA water problem is the last straw

"Veterans that are being put through even worse at the VA clinic here in Wilmington. It's a darn shame. I personally think the VA should be eliminated."

Motorcyclists escort Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to Oak Island

Motorcycle riders from up and down the east coast rolled into Oak Island with a something special for residents and visitors.

7,000 strangers wish vet happy 100th birthday

The goal was the best birthday ever: help a veteran celebrate his 100th year. The result was nothing short of spectacular. A simple request from a friend led to thousands of gifts from strangers.

First Veteran’s Amnesty Day announced in North Carolina

This afternoon, Judicial Officials from five counties in our area announced a regional amnesty day for Veterans and their spouses.

Hampstead woman will compete for Ms. Veteran America

video A Wilmington native will compete as the North Carolina representative for the Ms. Veteran America title this weekend. Wilmington native and Hampstead resident Kimberly King served actively on the coast guard for more than 10 years.

Distinguished WWII veteran mourned

Family and friends paid final respects today to a distinguished World War II veteran. Morton Salk of Wilmington died Saturday. He was 93.

ONLY ON 3: World War II vet fighting for medal

video The son of Russian immigrants, Morton Salk proudly entered the Air Force. During World War II, he was there on the frontlines as a bombardier, but it was by chance that he wound up on a mission to bomb an airfield in Hankow, China, which was already taken over by the Japanese.

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Sen. Tillis: Trump to extend offshore drilling pause to NC

One of North Carolina's U.S. senators says President Donald Trump told him he'll add North Carolina to a list of states whose coastal waters won’t be subjected to offshore drilling for a decade.