Environment
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What's going on along the Wrightsville Beach shore?
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:46pm.

videoIf you have been to Wrightsville Beach recently you may have noticed something a little strange along the beach. An escarpment has formed there. So what is it?

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Disaster Mental Advisor helps fire victims
Submitted by Helen Holt on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:24pm.

video As it is an emotional time in Carolina Beach, many are dealing with loss of loved ones as well as cooping with the tragic situation. Tab Ballis is a psychiatrist in Wilmington who also is a volunteer with the Red Cross.

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Testing, excavation next with NC coal ash removal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:21pm.

videoLegislators are learning about work to clean up more than 100 tons of coal ash held by Duke Energy before the utility starts removing the toxic material from pits and piles in North Carolina.

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ONLY ON 3: McCrory talks about issues affecting Cape Fear region
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:53pm.

videoIt's been almost two years in office, and Gov. Pat McCrory said it's been a roller-coaster ride he's honored to be part of.

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Wilmington company gets state innovation grant
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:23pm.

A Wilmington company is one of 13 across North Carolina to win a state innovation grant.

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Report finds flaws in red wolf restoration effort
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:51pm.

An independent review has found flaws in a 27-year program to restore the endangered red wolf to the wild, including data gathering, the size of the habitat and lack of coordination with local managers. The review by the Wildlife Management Institute was released Thursday. It had been commissioned by federal wildlife officials as they consider whether to continue its efforts to maintain the world's only wild red wolf population in eastern North Carolina. A decision on how to proceed is expected in early 2015.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Jellyfish Whisperer
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:58pm.

videoJellyfish can be scary. We know they come in all shapes and sizes and some can sting, but there are a lot of unknowns as well. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week studies jellyfish and says there are folks think jellyfish populations are on the rise. His research, though, shows that it's a myth. In fact, he says jellyfish numbers rise and fall over a 20 year time frame and it's that kind of knowledge that makes Rob Condon....the Jellyfish Whisperer.

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26-year-old female polar bear dies at NC Zoo
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 10:54pm.

Officials at the North Carolina Zoo say Patches, its 26-year-old female polar bear, has died after several weeks of declining health. General curator Ken Reininger and senior veterinarian Dr. J.B. Minter said a necropsy, which is an animal autopsy, showed Patches had an extensive lung mass suggestive of lung cancer.

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McCrory sues legislators over coal ash commission
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:07pm.

video Gov. Pat McCrory and two of his predecessors have sued Republican leaders at the North Carolina Legislature over the makeup of the state's new Coal Ash Management Commission.

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