• House approves naming building after fallen forest officer

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    NEBO, N.C. - A ranger station could soon honor a North Carolina forest officer killed in the line of duty.
     
    The House unanimously passed a bill to designate the Nebo station the Jason Crisp Forest Service Building.
     
    Crisp and his K-9 partner Maros were shot and killed by Troy Whisnant during a manhunt in March.
     
    The bill still has to be approved by the Senate.

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