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Rally At NC Capitol To Protest Violence In Gaza

A rally is scheduled for the state Capitol grounds in Raleigh to protest the continuing violence in Gaza.

07/19/2014

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Five Things To Watch During Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

Kevin Harvick heads into the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night coming off a win and three top-10s in the last four races. He was in position to win last week’s All-Star race until a slow final pit stop caused him to finish second at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/23/2014

Paratroopers de-plane from their year-long tour in Iraq with the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division July 30, 2010 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

As Army Shrinks, Young Officers Being Pushed Out

After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.

04/21/2014

Authorities say a Marine standing guard at the main gate shot and killed another (Marine. Getty Images)

Marine Guard Shot To Death By Colleague At Camp Lejeune

Authorities say a Marine standing guard shot and killed another guard at the main gate.

04/08/2014

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Lead Prosecutor Out In US Army General Sex Case

The lead military prosecutor in the case against a U.S. Army general facing sexual assault charges has resigned, two weeks before a court martial is set to begin.

02/20/2014

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Sabbaticals May Help Military Keep Women In Ranks

Across the military services, leaders are experimenting with programs that will give valued officers and enlisted troops, men and women, the incentive to stay.

01/13/2014

Sesame Street Icon and Mitt Romney nemesis Big Bird (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sesame Street, USO Team Up For SC Military Visit

The USO and Sesame Street are joining forces to bring Elmo, Cookie Monster and Grover to the Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort.

11/06/2012

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Air Force Base Opposes Wind Farm Plan

The Air Force objects to a planned wind farm in eastern North Carolina, saying the blades reaching nearly 500 feet high could threaten low-flying fighter jets from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.

09/15/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

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GOP Senators In NC To Talk Up Defense Spending

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A trio of Republican senators is in North Carolina making the case for protecting military spending from more than $1 trillion in budget cuts that will slash both domestic and defense programs.

CBS Charlotte–07/30/2012

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