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Hurricane Sandy

Search for tall ship captain goes into its 3rd day

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The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill said Wednesday morning that a cutter searched for Robin Walbridge overnight and two C-130 planes would join the search during the day. Full story...
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A look at Hurricane Sandy's damage from the sky

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video The United States Coast Guard is hard at work in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The storm may have passed but the job of the Coast Guard is just beginning. WWAY's Holden Kurwicki took to the skies for a bird's eye view of the storm's damage. Full story...
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ON '20/20': How FEMA uses Waffle House to target aid

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Federal Emergency Management Administration head Craig Fugate devised the Waffle House Index after leading Florida's response to several hurricanes in the 2000s. Based on the 24-hour restaurant chain's hardy reputation and presence across the Southeast, it is an informal yet handy way to assess an area’s post-calamity condition. Full story...
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Flight cancellations continue at ILM after Sandy

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As the remnants of Hurricane Sandy continue moving through the northeast, the ripple effect continues to be felt across the country, including here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Outer Banks begins clean up after Hurricane Sandy

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People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are facing some flooding and damage from Hurricane Sandy, but emergency management officials say it could have been worse. Full story...
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About 6,000 without power in the Carolinas

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Most people in the Carolinas still have electricity despite the superstorm sparked by Tropical Storm Sandy. Full story...
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State of emergency activates NC price-gouging law

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North Carolina's price gouging law is currently in effect because of the recent state of emergency declarations due to Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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HMS Bounty captain missing at sea, one rescued crewmember has died

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videoThe captain of the HMS Bounty is still missing after 16-crew members abandoned ship Sunday night. 14 survivors were rescued and one other has died according the Bounty's website. Full story...
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Sandy impacts flights at ILM

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video Air travelers in Wilmington are feeling the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Airlines are delaying and canceling flights, including between Wilmington and Philadelphia and New York's LaGuardia Airport. Full story...
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Outer Banks weighs Sandy's flooding, wave damage

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People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are bracing for more flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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Storm could bring 1 foot of snow to western NC

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The cold part of Superstorm Sandy that is causing problems along the East Coast could bring one foot or more of snow to the mountains of western North Carolina. Full story...
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Hurricane Sandy causes Snow's Cut Bridge work delay

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video The North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) says work originally scheduled to begin today on the Snow's Cut Bridge will not start, due to Hurricane Sandy blowing through the region. Full story...
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Hurricane Sandy passes; gusty winds remain

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video Sandy left and continues to push into the Northeast. Gusty winds will last through Monday. Full story...
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Minimal damage reported in Hurricane Sandy aftermath

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videoAfter Sandy pulled away from the coast, some parts of Pleasure Island found themselves under some extra water. For surfers, the waves posed a challenge. Full story...
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Share and view pictures of Hurricane Sandy

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As Hurricane Sandy makes its journey along the coast of Southeastern North Carolina, we want to see what you're seeing. Join WWAY's award-winning news and weather teams by sharing your pictures and video of Hurricane Sandy's effects around the Cape Fear. Full story...
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