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Tornado hits Carolina Beach, mixed reaction from residents

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video On a day where multiple waterspouts were seen offshore, one touched land Thursday at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Carolina Beach visitors take waterspout turned tornado in stride

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videoBeach visitors got an unusual treat: a front row seat to Mother Nature in the form of a waterspout. Folks at Carolina Beach were confused about if they should stay or leave after a waterspout ripped across the ocean, up the beach and over to the Carolina Beach Lake. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Witnesses help tell tornado story through photos, video

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videoA lot of folks in Carolina Beach who witnessed the water spout either took pictures or shot video of it. CHECK OUT VIEWER PHOTOS FROM CAROLINA BEACH WATERSPOUT/TORNADO Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Waterspout-turned-tornado hits Carolina Beach, NWS confirms EF-0

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video NWS Wilmington has confirmed an EF-0 tornado at Carolina Beach Thursday morning. WATCH VIDEO OF STORM INSIDE! Full story...
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Sewage spill clean-up continues in Carolina Beach

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The Town of Carolina Beach says it is doing everything it can to clean up 72,000 of untreated wastewater that spilled from a ruptured force main on Raleigh Avenue. Full story...
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Soulful swimmer raises thousands for orphans

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video In an effort to keep up her physical and spiritual health and raise thousands of dollars for African orphans, one soulful swimmer set out to accomplish a big goal Saturday. Full story...
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As town looks for money, fighting among local leaders slows CB Inlet dredging

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video There is no question that the inlet is important to tourists as well as businesses in the New Hanover County's beach communities, but the question is who's gonna pay for the dredging that's necessary to keep the inlet open and operational? Full story...
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Sewage spill in Carolina Beach leads to fishkill

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The Town of Carolina Beach says there was a sewage spill yesterday. The town says 72,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled a ruptured force main at Lift Station #1 at 103 Raleigh Ave. Full story...
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Tourism funds to pay to reverse Carolina Beach road diet

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videoJust one year after putting North Lake Park Blvd. on a diet, Carolina Beach Town Council has decided to fatten the road because of traffic issues. Most town leaders, residents and visitors agree two lanes is not enough for the busy weekend traffic that sometimes means about 30,000 vehicles a day. Full story...
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Swimming advisories and alert lifted in New Hanover County

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The state Division of Marine Fisheries today lifted three water quality swimming advisories and one swimming alert in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Wave considers car fee to finance beach buses

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videoNew Hanover County's public transportation could be getting closer to making waves at the beach. The Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority is considering charging residents more to have a car to help finance new bus routes to the beach towns. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover property values down significantly; beach towns hit hardest

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video Property values throughout New Hanover County are heading down. The areas seeing the largest drops since the last revaluation in 2007 are the beach towns. Full story...
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Man stabbed holds suspect until police arrive

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A man was stabbed in Carolina Beach early Monday morning after another man tried to get beer out of a refrigerator. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Carolina Beach McDonald's workers say coworker has TB

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videoThe McDonald's on Pleasure Island is a very popular spot for locals and tourists alike. The bad news is employees at this location could be sick. WWAY has learned a foreign exchange student working at the restaurant may have tuberculosis. Now all employees there are being checked for the disease. Full story...
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19-year-old drowns at Carolina Beach

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Carolina Beach Police Chief William Younginer says Geoffrey Okinyi and two other men were on an intertube when a wave flipped them over. Younginer says the men did not know how to swim. He says two of the men got help back to the beach where they told a lifeguard about their missing friend. Full story...
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