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Georgia team studying currents off coast of Outer Banks

The UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography is working on the project, which studies the relationship between the continental shelf and deep ocean.

Customers return to North Carolina island after outage

Businesses on a North Carolina island say sales are gradually picking up after a power outage forced visitors to stay away for a week.

N. Carolina governor to visit site of utility damage on coast

Gov. Roy Cooper plans to visit the bridge where three transmission cables were damaged, causing the evacuation of tourists from two islands on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

All 3 transmission cables to 2 islands in Outer Banks damaged

Construction crews building a new bridge damaged all three transmission cables that provide electricity to two North Carolina islands where tourists were ordered to leave because of a lack of power.

Island businesses fret about power outage losses

A power outage that drove tourists from two North Carolina islands wiped out a significant chunk of the lucrative summer months for local businesses.

Ocracoke considers fireworks show for 1st time since tragedy

County commissioners will vote next week on whether to hold a fireworks show on Ocracoke Island for the first time since an explosion killed four people in 2009.

NC shark attack victim returns home to Massachusetts

A former editor of the Boston Herald has returned home after being attacked by a shark off Ocracoke, North Carolina, earlier this month.

7th shark attack in NC reported in Ocracoke

We're working to learn more about a seventh shark attack victim in our state this year.

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

Delaware picks up come from behind win over UNCW Men’s Basketball

A 10-foot jumper by senior guard Ryan Allen with 15.9 seconds left lifted Delaware to a 67-62 victory over UNCW, salvaging a split of the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball series on Sunday afternoon in Trask Coliseum.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.