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Coast Guard searching for missing man

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video The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man who was last seen going underwater and not resurfacing. The 57-year-old was surf fishing on the south end of Portsmouth Island near Morehead City on Monday. Full story...
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Coast Guard probing cause of tall ship's sinking

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The Coast Guard is investigating the sinking of a tall ship off the coast of North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy. Rear Adm. Steven Ratti said Friday the review will focus on what caused the sinking of the HMS Bounty off Cape Hatteras. Full story...
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Search for tall ship captain goes into its 3rd day

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The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill said Wednesday morning that a cutter searched for Robin Walbridge overnight and two C-130 planes would join the search during the day. Full story...
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A look at Hurricane Sandy's damage from the sky

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video The United States Coast Guard is hard at work in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The storm may have passed but the job of the Coast Guard is just beginning. WWAY's Holden Kurwicki took to the skies for a bird's eye view of the storm's damage. Full story...
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Wife of tall ship captain awaits word on his fate

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The wife of the captain of a ship that sank off the North Carolina coast is awaiting news on her husband, who is missing at sea after the Bounty was overcome by Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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HMS Bounty captain missing at sea, one rescued crewmember has died

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videoThe captain of the HMS Bounty is still missing after 16-crew members abandoned ship Sunday night. 14 survivors were rescued and one other has died according the Bounty's website. Full story...
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Coast Guard creates rescue swim training in NC

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The Coast Guard has dedicated a $24 million center in Elizabeth City to train rescue swimmers. Full story...
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Investigators: Alcohol a factor in early-morning boat crash

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Five boaters are safe after a collision off of Wrightsville Beach early this morning. Full story...
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Pennsylvania man dies while swimming in NC

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A Pennsylvania man has died while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean in North Carolina. Full story...
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17 sea turtles released on NC coast

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Seventeen young sea turtles have been released in the waters of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast with the help of the Coast Guard. Full story...
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