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Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:06pm.

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due. It was Charles Taylor - a mechanic in the brothers' Dayton bicycle shop - who built the engine for the airplane that first took flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on Dec. 17, 1903.

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Wind energy debate blows into Wilmington
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 10:47pm.

videoThe Bureau of Ocean Energy Management took public reaction to offshore wind energy coming to our area in a meeting tonight in Wilmington. Two of the three potential sites the bureau has identified on the North Carolina coast are in our area. There was a packed room of people talking turbines. While some supported the idea, others were not fans.

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Feds to hold public meeting in Wilmington for wind farming talks
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 8:01am.

The Obama administration is holding public meetings as it gauges commercial interest in wind farms off North Carolina's northern Outer Banks and Cape Fear.

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