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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Our Pal, the Gator Gal

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videoOur Extraordinary Person of the Week is one who walks with the wild. Julie Johnson is an Aquarist. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach dredging project likely to last into mid-June

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videoWork to replenish sand at Wrightsville Beach will last longer than expected. Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Tim Owens says the contractor handling the dredging project and the Army Corps of Engineers have asked for an extension to finish the work. Full story...
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Congress extends Carolina Beach renourishment funding

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videoBeach renourishment at Carolina Beach will continue to get federal help through the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) announced overnight. Full story...
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Top NC Senate GOP leaders introduce coal ash bill

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Two top Republicans in the North Carolina Senate have introduced a bill to curb the threat of pollution from coal ash dumps, three months after a massive spill at a Duke Energy plant coated 70 miles of the Dan River in gray sludge. Full story...
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Duke Energy representative mum on coal ash cleanup during Wilmington visit

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videoWhile representatives from Duke Energy were in town to present a check to CFCC, we asked for an update on the timeline of the coal ash removal behind the old Sutton Steam Plant. Full story...
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Quarter-cent sales tax increase fails in Brunswick County, BHI approves beach bond

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There will be no quarter-cent sales tax increase in Brunswick County, but voters in Bald Head Island did approve bonds to protect the island's beaches. Full story...
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Judge: Groups can participate in NC coal ash cases

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A North Carolina judge says a coalition of environmental groups can participate in the state's enforcement action against Duke Energy for groundwater pollution leeching from the company's coal ash dumps. Full story...
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County Commission approves funding for Carolina Beach renourishment, passes on moving up Kure Beach plan

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videoNew Hanover County will chip in nearly $2 million for beach renourishment at Carolina Beach, but commissioners tonight took no action on a plan to move up a project for Kure Beach. Full story...
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Questions raised at coal ash forum

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videoA forum brought together environmentalists and activists to discuss what can be done about coal ash here. With interest at its peak right now the standing room only crowd came to learn. Full story...
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$9M dredging project getting Wrightsville Beach ready for summer, hurricane season

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videoBeaches are a huge economic engine for our area, but they need constant maintenance and repair. Today we got a look at how that happens. Full story...
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