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Cold-stunned turtles return to warmer water

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An early blast of cold weather along the Atlantic seaboard has left wildlife experts scrambling to save dozens of sea turtles stunned by the chilled water. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: USS Gravely has close call with sailboat

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Viewer Mark Todd shot this video of the Gravely as it headed down the Cape Fear River. As it neared Snow's Cut, a sailboat got a little too close. Full story...
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Diligence leaves the Port City

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video A Port City icon will be missing for a couple months. The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is leaving port. Full story...
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Tours suspended aboard the "Diligence"

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DILIGENCE will be resurfacing its flight deck starting Wednesday August 11th. Due to safety concerns and the extended hours the contractors will be working, tours will not be given from August 11th to August 16th. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Riding up the river on the Barque Eagle

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video WWAY was the only Wilmington TV station on board as the ship made the final leg of its trip up the Cape Fear River to the State Port. Full story...
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City releases info on Barque Eagle tour tickets

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Tickets are free of charge and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. These tickets are expected to go quickly. A limited number of tickets will be available at designated locations. Full story...
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USCGC Diligence comes home

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video Hundreds of people lined up along the Cape Fear River Monday afternoon to greet the sailors aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence. After a number of fire and flood drills and a thorough inspection of the vessel diligence and her crew were declared "ready for sea" and allowed to return to Wilmington. Full story...
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Tall ship could cost city a tall price

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video A tall ship is apparently too tall for Downtown Wilmington. The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle was scheduled to sail in to town Friday and dock at the riverfront, but it's height has organizers scrambling for a back-up plan for visitors. Full story...
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USCGC "Diligence" update

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Currently, DILIGENCE is moored at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland; however, she has reached significant milestones in preparing for sea. The cutter recently had successful "light offs": a basic test of both main diesel engines, the two ship service generators and emergency generator. Full story...
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Coast Guard needs help identifying false call suspects

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videoMaking a false distress call is a felony punishable up to ten years in prison, a $5,000 civil fine, a $250,000 criminal fine and reimbursement to the Coast Guard. Full story...
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Coast Guard needs help identifying false call suspects

The Coast Guard needs your help identifying two men overheard on their marine radios talking about making false distress calls. If you can identify a voice in the clip, call the Coast Guard at (252) 247-4571.

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Coast Guard tall ship Barque Eagle sets sail for Wilmington

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On August 6, the magnificent tall ship Barque Eagle will arrive in Downtown Wilmington at approximately 11:30 a.m. to dock for three days. Full story...
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Coast Guard Cutter Diligence leaves Port City Friday

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After a little more than seven weeks at home, the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is leaving port Friday. They will conduct homeland security operations, search and rescue, and will also work to keep immigrants and narcotics from coming into the country. Full story...
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Coast Guard helps build Habitat home

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They're usually busy protecting the waterways in our area. Today they traded in their sea legs for tool belts. Members of the Coast Guard's Marine Safety Unit Wilmington helped build a new home for Habitat for Humanity on Prices Lane in Wilmington. Full story...
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Diligence returns to Port City

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videoSpending weeks, even months, apart from someone you love is hard to do. Spouses of those on board the Coast Guard cutter Diligence are used to it but Thursday, that time apart came to an end. Full story...
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