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Beach town leaders discuss $60M in coastal projects
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 3:02pm.

video The Army Corps of Engineers says it is going to work on $60 million worth of projects this year in and around the Cape Fear waterways. That's good news for many elected leaders of beach towns in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties. They say beach renourishment and dredging are critical to both the local and regional economy.

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ONLY ON 3: Fire destroys vacation home on Bald Head Island
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 5:02pm.

video Bald Head Island officials say fire destroyed a vacation home on the island early this morning. No one was in the five bedroom, five bath house, valued at more than $1.5 million, at the time.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fire on board delays Diligence departure
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 10:22am.

A last-minute change in plans for the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence this morning. It was scheduled to leave on a new mission, but a problem on board will keep the ship in port.

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Diligence sets sail Thursday morning
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/28/2012 - 4:23pm.

After being home in the Port City for a couple months, the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is heading back out to sea.

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Diligence commander reacts to Italian cruise ship disaster
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:02am.

The captain of the Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, is being blamed for the disaster after he abandoned ship. The commander of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence says he would not have handled the situation in the same way.

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Diligence returns home after spending holidays at sea
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 10:50am.

The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is back home. After a 45-day deployment, the Diligence docked back in Wilmington this morning.

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FIRST ON 3: Crews can't find source oil leak on Wilmington riverfront
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/27/2011 - 11:15am.

Crews investigated an oil leak this morning along the Wilmington riverfront. The Coast Guard and Wilmington Fire Department were called out around 8 a.m. after someone walking along the Riverwalk spotted the oil in the Cape Fear River.

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Coast Guard flies man to NC hospital
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 7:40am.

The Coast Guard has flown a man with a medical condition from a cruise ship to a North Carolina hospital.

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Boater killed after boat hits rocks near Masonboro Inlet
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 11/23/2011 - 5:12am.

The Coast Guard says one man is dead after a boat accident at the Masonboro Inlet near Wilmington.

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Diligence hardly listless as it takes break for maintenance
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 11/02/2011 - 12:30pm.

The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is a common sight along Wilmington's riverfront, but lately you may have noticed it a little askew.

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