It's July 4! Here's three headlines from earlier you may have missed:

A look at Shelly Island, the new beach at NC Outer Banks

Photo: CBS News

The outer banks' hot new destination this summer won't be found on a map.

NC Veteran With PTSD Asks For Fireworks Courtesy

"It transports you back to being over seas. Just having to relive those feelings and to think about the events that happened the last time you heard a loud explosion."

VIDEO: Dashcam Video Shows Officers' View Of TN Wildfires

A still image of dashcam video from a Sevierville police officer's vehicle the night of Nov. 28, 2016, when fire swept through parts of Sevier County. Photo courtesy Sevierville Police Department.

Raw, unedited video gives the public a new look at last fall's devastating fires in the Tennessee mountains.

On This Day in History

1803 - The Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people.

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