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Students take on climate change

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video If the students of today are the leaders of tomorrow, then the future looks promising for one group of students. Four teens from Isaac Bear Early College are taking on climate change in the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Henderson Co. residents discuss steep-slope issues

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Residents of Henderson County have discussed steep-slope issues as they reviewed a landslide hazard map. Full story...
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Judge's decision on NC bypass expected this week

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A federal judge's ruling is expected soon on a $720 million bypass around the Charlotte area for one of the few North Carolina roads that stretches from the mountains to the sea. Full story...
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Businesses come together to share ideas making it easier to go green

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video In the rapidly changing green business world, sometimes it's hard to keep up on the latest trends. Local green professionals gathered at the Emerging Green Businesses Conference in Wrightsville Beach today to share their ideas and successes. Full story...
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Some loggerhead sea turtles now listed as endangered species

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video Loggerhead turtles can be found all along the Carolina coast from Topsail Island to Holden beach, but unfortunately their existence is being threatened. Fish and wildlife leaders announced Friday these creatures would no longer be listed as one threatened species but nine distinct population segments. Full story...
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Groups challenge Duke-Progress Energy merger in NC

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Some environmental groups have filed last-minute challenges to the proposed merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy. Full story...
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NC asks judge to toss lawsuit on Bonner Bridge

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The state Department of Transportation is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over the current plan to replace the deteriorating bridge connecting Hatteras Island to the rest of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Full story...
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No reported injuries or damages in NC after 5.9 magnitude earthquake

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North Carolina. Gov. Beverly Perdue says officials haven't received reports of damage or injuries in the state from an earthquake that was centered in Virginia. Full story...
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NC Marines use booms, vacuums to clean fuel spill

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Officials at North Carolina's Marine Corps Air Station New River are using oil-absorbing booms and vacuum trucks to suck up fuel from a pipeline leak. Full story...
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State releases Titan draft air permit

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The North Carolina Division of Air Quality has released a draft air permit for the planned Titan America cement plant in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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