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Andrea's approach cancels research trip to Blackbeard's shipwreck

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Tropical Storm Andrea may still be hundreds of miles away, but it started having an impact here in North Carolina early this morning. Full story...
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Surf City businesses, visitors ready to ride out Andrea

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Tourist season is in full swing with people from all over the country flocking to rental houses and hotels. Despite the change in the weather today, swimmers are still flocking to the beaches determined to make the most out of their vacations. Full story...
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Entertainment and fireworks canceled tonight at Carolina Beach

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The advance of Tropical Storm Andrea has washed out tonight's entertainment scheduled for the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Heavy thunderstorms prompt flood warning

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An approaching front is tapping into a moist, unstable environment to produce widespread thunderstorms in southeastern NC through tonight. Full story...
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Blood in the Water: The Expedition Hurricane of 1861

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video"Blood in the Water" tells the story of an ill-fated naval expedition during the early days of the Civil War and helps get you ready for Hurricane Season 2013. Full story...
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NOAA predicts another busy hurricane season

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Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season. Thursday's outlook calls for 13 to 20 named storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes. Full story...
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Local efforts aid Oklahoma tornado victims

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video Charities are working to provide relief efforts to people affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma. The charity asks for financial donations to help the disaster relief to provide food, shelter and emotional support. They say they are working to mobilize volunteer resources. Full story...
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NPR science host Flatow visits WHQR

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video The host of the radio show "Science Friday" is in Wilmington to make appearances for WHQR. NPR science correspondent Ira Flatow has a weekly call-in radio program that connects listeners with scientists. Full story...
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Medical examiner: 24 dead in Oklahoma twister

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The state medical examiner's office has revised the death toll from a tornado in an Oklahoma City suburb to 24 people, including seven children. Full story...
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Search for survivors begins in OKC suburb after massive tornado hits

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A mix of volunteers and first responders are combing through debris in an Oklahoma City suburb looking for survivors. Full story...
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With Hurricane Season approaching, NWS could face furloughs

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videoThe federal sequester has already caused flight delays and canceled the 4th of July fireworks at Camp Lejeune. Now it could affect public safety close to home. Wilmington's National Weather Service office is waiting to find out if it will have to furlough forecasters. Full story...
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Lawsuit filed against NY owner of ship that sank

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The mother of a woman who died during the sinking of a ship during Superstorm Sandy has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the vessel. Full story...
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Western half of NC told to be wary of flood threat

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Residents in parts of western North Carolina are either dealing with the aftereffects of heavy rains last weekend or being told to keep their eye on rising waters resulting from the downpours. Full story...
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NC State researchers predict active hurricane season for 2013

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2013 should see 13 to 17 named storms forming in the Atlantic basin, which includes the entire Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, according to researchers at NC State University. Full story...
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Sandy retired from tropical storm name list

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Sandy is being retired from the list of tropical storm names because of the catastrophic damage its massive size and strength caused along the East Coast last year. Full story...
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