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NOAA to allow more harvest of dogfish in coming year

Federal fishing regulators are considering letting commercial fishermen catch more of a species of shark in the coming year.

NOAA predicts ‘above average’ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season

We could be in for a busy hurricane season, which starts in less than two weeks.

$1.25M awarded to Battleship’s Living with Water plan to reduce flooding

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has awarded Battleship North Carolina $1,250,000 for its Living with Water project to address flooding and increase resiliency.

Investigators seeking tips after Florida dolphins found shot, stabbed

After two dolphins were recently found dead in Florida, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is offering up to a $20,000 reward for any information that helps find out who is responsible.

US officials granting $29 million for coastal protection

Projects to protect Texas marshes from erosion and an Alaska village from the Bering Sea are getting help from some of the 44 grants awarded by the National Coastal Resilience Fund.

NC native, NOAA storm surge scientist awarded Service to America medal

Jamie R. Rhome with NOAA’s National Hurricane Center has been awarded the prestigious Service to America medal for his pioneering work in forecasting and warning the public about the deadly and destructive inundation of water associated with a hurricane’s storm surge. 

Drought conditions worsen across 14 Southern US states

More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday.

New NC research could help commercial fishers keep sharks off gear

North Carolina Sea Grant is collaborating on a new project to keep sharks away from commercial fishing gear.

NOAA assailed for defending Trump’s Hurricane Dorian claim

Former top officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are assailing the agency for undermining its weather forecasters as it defends President Donald Trump's statement from days ago that Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama.

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Mystery solved: Offshore vessel identified by Northstar Marina

We have an update on a story we brought you yesterday. The mystery of the strange barge near access four has finally been solved. 

Board of Education votes ‘no confidence’ in member Judy Justice

The New Hanover County Board of Education voted in favor of a 'no confidence' motion against board member Judy Justice.

After months of work, repairs still needed at downtown Wilmington’s River Place

In recent months, the luxury apartments and condos at River Place, a long-awaited $80 million development on Wilmington's riverfront, have turned into temporary construction sites as workers wearing safety vests and hard hats have repaired building-wide defects.

Target plans for zero waste, emissions by 2040

Retail giant Target is pledging to reach zero waste and emissions by 2040.