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2 boaters rescued after clinging to boat for 3 hours

A man and a woman are safe after they spent three hours clinging to their capsized sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean about 65 miles off Atlantic City.

Miss America eliminates swimsuits and won’t judge on looks

The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance.

Portrait of a casino: Back in the black after 40 years

When Resorts became the first casino in the United States to open outside Nevada, gamblers overwhelmed it. Cars streamed into Atlantic City on May 26, 1978, and throngs waited in line for blocks on the famous Boardwalk.

3 Miss America officials resign, 1 apologizes to ex-winner

The top leadership of the Miss America Organization, implicated in an email scandal that targeted past pageant winners for abuse based on their appearance, intellect and sex lives, resigned on Saturday, with the outgoing president apologizing to a winner whose weight he ridiculed.

Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino

Atlantic City's main casino workers union said it will go on strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino.

Coast Guard rescues French sailor off New Jersey coast

A French sailor attempting to travel solo from New York to the United Kingdom has been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after his sailboat began sinking off the southern New Jersey coast.

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BALLOT MIX-UP: Brunswick County woman told she ‘already voted’

Imagine going to the polls to cast your ballot, only to be told you've already voted. That's exactly what happened to a Brunswick County woman on Wednesday.

Supreme Court leaves NC absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day.

Dogs say “I do” for a good cause in Sunset Beach

A pair of dogs in Sunset Beach tied a knot stronger than any leash on Wednesday night at Sunset Beach. 

Counties reach 50% turn out during early voting, expect to surpass 2016 numbers

There are still three full days left of early voting, but we're seeing turnout across the state far surpassing numbers in years past. Counties in the Cape Fear are already reaching the 50% mark of ballots cast.