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NC ranked 6th scariest state in US

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videoNorth Carolina ranks 46th in teacher pay, 31st in unemployement rates and it's now the sixth scariest state in America. Real estate search site Estately used 15 common fears from clowns to dentists, hurricanes, shark attacks, tornadoes and meth labs to figure out which states are scariest. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Strong to severe storms reported today

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An approaching cold front brings strong/severe thunderstorms to the area. Full story...
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Pender County Emergency Management hosts hurricane expo

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videoSoutheastern North Carolina feels the impact of almost every hurricane that occurs along the east coast. For Pender County Emergency Management holding a hurricane expo was important for everyone. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Arthur exits North Carolina, better weather ahead for July 4th

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video The WWAY viewing area avoided a direct landfall from Arthur, but heavy winds/rain still occurred. Full story...
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Updated: July 3, 2014, 9:00 p.m.

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REPORT IT!: Viewers share pictures and video of Hurricane Arthur

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As Hurricane Arthur has moved through our area today, many of you have shared your views of the storm from around the region. Thanks to all of you who took time to REPORT IT! Full story...
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Arthur not enough to keep some new citizens from big day

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videoOrganizers have canceled events for the NC 4th of July Festival today in Southport due to the impact of Hurricane Arthur. They hope to continue the festival on schedule tomorrow. Full story...
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Red Cross opens shelter at Burgaw Middle School

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The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at Burgaw Middle School at 500 S. Wright St. in Burgaw. The shelter, which opened at 2 p.m., is pet friendly. Full story...
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NC officials: Get where you're going before storm

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videoNorth Carolina officials are urging residents and visitors to get where they're going now - before Hurricane Arthur hits the coast. Full story...
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Wilmington, New Hanover Co. declare State of Emergency

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New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington have declared a State of Emergency as the effects of Hurricane Arthur reach the area. The State of Emergency went into effect at 10 a.m. as the category 1 storm moves north along the coast of South Carolina and toward North Carolina, where rain bands began reaching shore early this morning. Full story...
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Wilmington food bank prepares to help as Arthur nears

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The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina responds daily to the hunger crisis by distributing food and non-food essentials to more than 560,000 people at risk of hunger in its 34-county service area. Full story...
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Carolina Beach among state parks closing as Arthur advances

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Some state parks in coastal North Carolina will close as Arthur advances toward the state, and access to other parks and facilities could be interrupted on short notice as the storm moves north along the coast, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. Full story...
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Arthur not worrying folks at Carolina Beach

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As Arthur heads our waym folks at our beaches are wondering about how the approaching storm may hit their wallets. For folks who've lived at Carolina Beach for any length of time, hurricanes and tropical storms are out of our control. What you can control is how you prepare. Full story...
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Arthur threatens $9M Wrightsville Beach renourishment project

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videoThe long holiday weekend means more time in the sand, and this summer there's more sand at Wrightsville Beach thanks to an off-season dredging project. But the threat of a tropical storm or hurricane off our coast could threaten all the work. Full story...
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Rip currents big concern as Arthur approaches, passes

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videoAlong with tropical storms comes a higher rip current risk. Higher winds increase wave frequency creating stronger currents, which make the ocean dangerous for swimmers. Full story...
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