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Cape Lookout Lighthouse closed for two years to do repairs

The Cape Lookout Lighthouse in North Carolina will be closed for two years while repairs are made to the iconic structure. The National Park Service announced the closing Friday.

PHOTOS: Vandals damage bronze door of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Authorities in North Carolina say that vandals have carved letters and other shapes into the original bronze door of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks.

Rare sea turtle found dead on North Carolina’s Outer Banks

A species of sea turtle that is rarely seen on North Carolina’s Outer Banks has been found dead in a Frisco marsh near the Pamlico Sound.

Man drowns in western North Carolina swimming hole

The National Park Service says an Illinois man is believed to have drowned in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park after falling into a natural wonder known as “Midnight Hole.”

Park service says group broke into lighthouse for the view

The National Park Service says a group of young people broke into a lighthouse on North Carolina’s southern Outer Banks seemingly for the view.

Part of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse complex revealed by waves

The National Park Service says a portion of a 150-year-old brick fence that once surrounded the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has been exposed by ocean waves that carved a cliff into the sand.

Park rangers discover human remains on North Carolina island

Authorities in North Carolina say they are trying to identify human remains that were discovered on a barrier island over the weekend.

Park Service: Outer Banks tourists tried to capture foal

The National Park Service is looking for three tourists who officials say tried to capture a month-old wild foal in the Outer Banks in an attempt to take some photos.

North Carolina shipwreck has become a hazardous attraction

A 72-foot-long fishing vessel that ran aground on North Carolina’s Outer Banks has quickly become a tourist attraction. But the National Park Service is warning people to stay away from the shipwreck for their own safety.

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Pender County couple describes rabid bobcat attack

A rabid bobcat attack in Pender County has gone viral online, and now the victims of the attack are sharing their story.

Raul Castro resigns as Communist chief, ending era in Cuba

Castro made the announcement Friday in a speech at the opening of the Eighth congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island.

Rabid bobcat attack in Burgaw

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