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3-year-old rescued from ocean

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videoNorth Topsail Beach emergency officials rescued a three-year-old boy out of the ocean this afternoon. Full story...
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Former Laney swimmer wins national title

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Former Laney High swimmer Stephen Coetzer grew up in South Africa. On Friday Coetzer won a national swimming title in his native country. Coetzer is a rising senior at NC State University. Full story...
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Coast Guard says drownings are up in 5th District

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The US Coast Guard 5th District is emphasizing safety on the water following 40 drownings that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer. Full story...
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Rip currents big concern as Arthur approaches, passes

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videoAlong with tropical storms comes a higher rip current risk. Higher winds increase wave frequency creating stronger currents, which make the ocean dangerous for swimmers. Full story...
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Search area expands for swimmer missing since May 31

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The search continues for a swimmer missing from Carolina Beach since last week. Ocean Rescue Capt. Simon Sanders says Brunswick County's Air One is scheduled to do another fly over tomorrow. Full story...
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Search continues for body of swimmer missing since Saturday

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videoThe search continues for the body of a swimmer who went missing Saturday at Carolina Beach. Now the SABLE and Brunswick County Sheriff's helicopters have joined in the search. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Search for swimmer off Carolina Beach continues

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videoMultiple agencies continue recovery efforts for 24 year-old Terrance Christopher Miller lost swimming off Carolina Beach. CB Ocean Rescue says Miller was overtaken by a rip current in about 8-10 ft of water just before 5:30 PM Saturday. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach lifeguards back to work, hoping for safe summer

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videoWrightstville Beach lifeguards are back at their posts for summer. Full story...
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Wilmington city pools open Saturday, Memorial Day

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videoMemorial Day weekend means it's time to make a splash. Wilmington's city pools and the Northside Splash Pad are opening up so you can cool off. Full story...
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Surfers save swimmer at Wrightsville Beach

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videoScary and lucky moments for a swimmer in Wrightsville beach Wednesday. Charles Crews said he learned just how strong rip currents can be and what it feels like to be caught in one. Full story...
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Former Laney swimmer earns honorable mention All-American status

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The 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship concluded on Saturday night. Laney graduate Stephen Coetzer earned honorable mention All-American status for his performance in the 200 backstroke. Coetzer is a junior at NC State. As a team NC State finished in 15th at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship. That was the highest finish among the ACC schools. Full story...
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Former Laney swimmer heads to NCAA's with NC State Wolfpack

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videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Stephen Coetzer is about to make a big splash on the national stage. The NC State junior is headed to the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship in Texas with his Wolfpack teammates. Full story...
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New Hanover grad wraps up collegiate swimming career at the NCAA's

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videoNew Hanover graduate Cari Blalock will make her final splash in the pool for the North Carolina Tar Heels this weekend at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship. This is Blalock's 16th year of competitive swimming. In a way she's never been so close to the finish line. Full story...
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UNCW claims 13th straight CAA swimming title

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By a whisker the UNCW men's swimming team captured the CAA title on Saturday night. It's the 13th consecutive CAA title for Dave Allen's squad. In a winner take all event UNC Wilmington's 400 yard freestyle relay team won the last event of the night to secure the CAA title. On a related note former Laney swimmer Stephen Coetzer helped lead NC State to a second place finish at the ACC Swimming Championship with a school record performance. Full story...
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Blalock leads UNC to 2nd at ACC meet

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New Hanover High graduate Cari Blalock continues to rack up points for the North Carolina Tar Heels at the ACC Women's Swimming & Diving Championship. Blalock finished in second place in the 200 women’s butterfly on Saturday night in Greensboro. As a team UNC finished second, behind Virginia. On Friday the Wilmington resident captured first place in the 400 individual medley. Full story...
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