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Coast Guard brings in sick woman off NC coast

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The Coast Guard has flown a woman ashore who became ill on a boat about 14 miles southwest of Atlantic Beach. Full story...
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Coast Guard takes aerial look at damage from Arthur

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videoMembers of the U.S. Coast Guard saw some damage from the sky Friday morning at the Outer Banks. Afterwards, they gathered in Downtown Wilmington to talk about what they saw. Full story...
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Coast Guard warns boaters to stay off water

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videoThe Fourth of July weekend is popular among boaters. But this year, the Coast Guard is urging mariners to stay off the water. As Tropical Storm Arthur approaches North Carolina, the Coast Guard says it is making preparations with FEMA, government officials, and the National Weather Service. Full story...
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Coast Guard releases report on Bounty sinking

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videoThe US Coast Guard has released its report on the October 2012 sinking of the tall ship HMS Bounty. A crewmember died and another is still missing and is presumed dead after the ship went down off Cape Hatteras during Hurricane Sandy. 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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Coast Guard completes 13-hour tow of disabled boat off Bald Head Island

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Henry Fischer, aboard the 33-foot sport fishing boat Atlanta, contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders at approximately 5:15 p.m. Wednesday requesting assistance after his boat lost steering. Full story...
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Folks will have to wait at least a year for Water Street improvements

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videoIf you have driven Water Street recently, you know it is covered in potholes and cracks. "It’s like you are off-roading in the road. It is so bumpy,” said Walleed Jarrad. Full story...
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WATCH THIS: Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off NC coast

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videoThe Coast Guard has released video of crews picking up a man who needed medical attention from a cruise ship in the ocean 50 miles east of Wilmington. Full story...
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History group looks to move little-known WWI monument

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videoIn honor of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, a historical group is working to renew and relocate New Hanover County's only WWI monument. Every day thousands of people drive right by it, and most don't even know it. Full story...
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Bald Head Island ferry that ran aground back running routes

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videoThe Bald Head Island ferry that ran aground last month is back on the water. A spokeswoman for Bald Head Island Limited says the ferry Adventure was cleared to go back in service last Thursday, but today is the first day it is running routes. Full story...
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UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard successfully rescued five people Friday from a disabled sailboat about 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Good Samaritan Helps Save Boater Near Camp Lejeune

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videoThe Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a 39-year-old man Wednesday after his boat capsized at the entrance to Bear Inlet near Camp LeJeune, N.C. Full story...
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Report of someone who fell off Wrightsville Beach jetty leads to empty search

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In Wrightsville Beach around 1:30 p.m. someone on the beach called the Coast Guard after they thought someone fell off the jetty and never resurfaced. Full story...
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Coast Guard flies cruise ship passenger to hospital

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videoThe Coast Guard flew in a 56-year-old woman Monday from a cruise ship about 225 miles southeast of the Bahamas. Full story...
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Attempt to move grounded ferry fails, injured passengers out of hospital

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videoA day after a Bald Head Island ferry ran aground hurting more than a dozen people, the boat is still stranded on a sandbar. Meanwhile we are no closer to finding out who the captain was or what caused the grounding. Full story...
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