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McIntyre asks Coast Guard to help remove platform in Cape Fear River

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videoRep. Mike McIntyre has joined a Wilmington man's fight to get rid of an old concrete platform near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Full story...
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Coast Guard celebrates 223rd birthday

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videoIt’s the Coast Guard’s birthday, and one Wilmington woman has a special way of celebrating. The coast guard turned 223 today. Full story...
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Water Street closure forces businesses to make other plans

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videoBeginning Monday, part of Water Street in downtown Wilmington will be closed. The closure will not only affect the flow of traffic, but may also hamper area businesses. Full story...
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Coast Guard investigating after barge hits pier in ICW

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videoThe Coast Guard is investigating after a barge hit a pier in the Intracoastal Waterway near Mason Inlet. The Coast Guard says it got a call from a crewmember aboard the tug Betty Jo at about 3:45 a.m. reporting the boat had run aground and hit a private pier as it passed through Mason Inlet. Full story...
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Boat sinks near Frying Pan Tower

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A 27-foot May-Craft boat called "Designated Diver" began sinking with six passengers on board near Frying Pan Tower Friday. Full story...
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Diligence welcomes new commander

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videoThe Coast Guard Cutter Diligence welcomed a new leader during a change-of-command ceremony today. Cmdr. Jeffrey K. Randall relieved Cmdr. Douglas D. Goodwin, who served as the ship's commanding officer the past two years. Full story...
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Off-Duty Coast Guard member assists injured boaters

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An off-duty Coast Guard member assisted injured boaters Saturday when their 38-foot boat, the Jimicrackcorn, ran aground in the Snow's Cut waterway near Carolina Beach, N.C. Full story...
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UPDATE: Four people safe after boat runs aground off Carolina Beach

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videoNew Hanover County Dispatch says all the people aboard a boat that ran aground off Carolina Beach are safe and back on land. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Failing downtown bulkhead means 2014 riverfront closure

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video It's one of the best known and most visited sites in historic downtown Wilmington. But some recent events have left engineers with a sinking feeling when it comes to the bulkhead under the Riverwalk. Full story...
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Diligence helps sick man at sea

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videoWilmington's hometown ship was part of a long-distance medical call at sea. The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence helped in the effort to get a man suffering from severe abdominal pain on board a ship 300 miles off shore in the Atlantic Ocean to the medical care he needed. Full story...
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Coast Guard looks at options to fix buckling Wilmington bulkhead

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video Wilmington has long been designated as a Coast Guard City, but the Coast Guard says some major work needs to be done along the section of the riverfront the Cutter Diligence calls home. Full story...
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Ship could face fine for wave that hit ferry

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A ship blamed for causing a wave that crashed over the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry earlier this week could face a fine, a Coast Guard spokesman said. Full story...
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Coast Guard investigating incident involving Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry

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videoThe Coast Guard is investigating an incident yesterday involving the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Full story...
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Repairs done, Diligence heads back out on patrol

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The nearly 50-year-old vessel recently went through months of repairs. Crew members say after her tune-up, she's ready for smooth sailing on the open sea.video Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Medical emergency diverts R/V Dan Moore to Florida port; Crew member taken to hospital

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videoCape Fear Community College's marine research vessel the R/V Dan Moore will get home at least a day late, after a medical emergency involving a crew member. Full story...
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