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Hurricane Earl

Topsail mayor says town, island dodged Earl's bullet

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Calm seas returned to Topsail Beach today, which helped kick off the holiday weekend. The dunes and beaches of Topsail Island managed to escape disaster from Hurricane Earl. Full story...
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Visitors beat heat at beach a day after Earl

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video Many people thought Hurricane Earl was going to swoop in and ruin their Labor Day weekend here in the Cape Fear region. Instead, the sun was shining today, and there was not a cloud in the sky. Beachgoers say they couldn't ask for better weather. Full story...
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With Earl gone, Freeman Park reopens

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Freeman Park has been closed since Wednesday evening due to high surf conditions caused by Hurricane Earl and Tropical Storm Fiona. Full story...
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Earl blows past Outer Banks on path to Northeast

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A weakened Hurricane Earl howled past North Carolina's Outer Banks before daybreak today on its way up the East Coast. Full story...
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Earl just the latest big storm to visit North Carolina coast

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videoEarl isn't the first monster hurricane to come close to our coast. The Wilmington area has been hit hard many times through the years, but after a devastating decade in the 1990s, storm activity hasn't been as bad over the last ten years. Full story...
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Earl sends some tourists packing; opens beach for locals

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videoUneasiness about Hurricane Earl sent many vacationers packing earlier than they planned. That opened up Carolina Beach for the locals. Full story...
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Prepping for Earl - Updated Thursday @ 10:00 a.m.

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News releases from area organizations, companies, state government and groups about preparing for Hurricane Earl... Full story...
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Governor declares State of Emergency in advance of Earl

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Gov. Bev Perdue today issued Executive Order No. 62 to declare a State of Emergency for North Carolina in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Earl. Full story...
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Attorney General warns of storm scams

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Attorney General Roy Cooper today warned consumers to avoid scams related to Hurricane Earl, which forecasters predicted could brush the North Carolina coast later this week. Full story...
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Stores see surge in customers ahead of Hurricane Earl

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Customers filled the Lowe's Home Improvement store on New Centre Drive. Why? They're getting prepared for what Hurricane Earl may bring. Management at Lowe's says they have seen that spike in business. Full story...
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