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Archive for March, 2013

BREAKING: Seven Marines killed and several injured in Nevada incident

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Marine Corps says seven Marines based in North Carolina were killed and several injured in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada.

According to a statement from the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp LeJeune, N.C., the cause of the accident that happened shortly before 10 p.m. Monday is under investigation.

The injured were taken to area hospitals for treatment and further evaluation.

The identities of those killed were not released pending notification of their families and a 24-hour waiting period after that.

The Hawthorne Army Depot stores and disposes of ammunition. The facility is made up of hundreds of buildings spread over more than 230 square miles.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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VIDEO: Soccer player sinks basket with her foot

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Not only did Katie Vonderau, 15, score the winning goal against Fayetteville last week, she kicked a soccer ball into a basketball hoop from about 60 feet away.

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Goodwill – Habitat volunteers felt at home in Port City

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

We’re a long way south of the twin cities Fargo, N.D., and Moorhead, Minn.

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3 people escape house fire safely

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Three people were able to escape a burning home safely early Tuesday morning.

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FIRST ON 3: Pender Co. deputy involved in accident

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Highway Patrol says a Pender County Sheriff’s deputy was involved in a traffic crash this morning in Onslow County.

According to Onslow County Dispatch, the “fender bender” happened at 7:48 a.m. at the intersection of US 17 and Old Maple Hurst Rd.

There’s no word yet on which deputy was involved in the crash or if he was injured. The Pender County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately return a call seeking information.

Stay with WWAY NewsChannel 3 for more information as it becomes available.

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