Hurricane Sandy
Search for tall ship captain goes into its 3rd day
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 7:41am.

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.

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A look at Hurricane Sandy's damage from the sky
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 8:54pm.

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.

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ON '20/20': How FEMA uses Waffle House to target aid
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 7:00pm.

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.

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Flight cancellations continue at ILM after Sandy
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 10:00am.

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.

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Outer Banks begins clean up after Hurricane Sandy
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 8:15am.

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.

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About 6,000 without power in the Carolinas
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 7:14am.

Most people in the Carolinas still have electricity despite the superstorm sparked by Tropical Storm Sandy.

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State of emergency activates NC price-gouging law
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 6:20am.

North Carolina's price gouging law is currently in effect because of the recent state of emergency declarations due to Hurricane Sandy.

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HMS Bounty captain missing at sea, one rescued crewmember has died
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:43pm.

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.

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Sandy impacts flights at ILM
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:07pm.

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.

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Outer Banks weighs Sandy's flooding, wave damage
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 7:29am.

People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are bracing for more flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

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