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“The Corps only reluctantly began accepting African Americans early in World War II…. The commanding officer of the black training facilities at Camp Lejeune was Colonel Samuel A. Woods Jr., a native of South Carolina and an alumnus of that state’s all-white military college, The Citadel. “According to an official history of black Marines, Colonel […]

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Thanks to the fan site J! Archive we know that since 1985 North Carolina has been mentioned on “Jeopardy!” in answers or questions at least 258 times. For instance… 1.  “Hawk” Eyes for $1,200 (Feb. 9, 2011) “This aircraft carrier named for a North Carolina site has been nicknamed ‘Battle Cat.’ ” 2. The CW […]

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– NPR discovers the struggle over how to pronounce Lejeune. – Cache of Outer Banks photos, circa 1900, includes rare shot of Kitty Hawk weather bureau. – Downtown Wilmington landmark is on the move. – Score one for preservation: New role planned for outmoded but still handsome  Yadkin River bridge, opened in 1924. – Should […]

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