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Lawmakers approve Fort Bragg annexation

Fayetteville city leaders have already voted to support the legislation, which would make Fayetteville North Carolina's fifth largest city – a population increase from about 168,000 ot 206,000.

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Proposed annexation of Fort Bragg
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — State lawmakers Thursday gave final approval to a plan that allows Fayetteville to annex 85 percent of Fort Bragg.

Fayetteville city leaders have already voted to support the legislation, which would make Fayetteville North Carolina's fifth largest city – a population increase from about 168,000 ot 206,000.

Spring Lake would annex the remaining part of Fort Bragg, gaining about 5,000 residents.

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