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Teen in serious condition after shark attack on Outer Banks

The National Park Service says a 17-year-old boy was attacked by a shark on North Carolina's Outer Banks, the second such attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two weeks.

Outer Banks seashores could lose $2 billion to rising seas

With scientists expecting the seas to rise about 3 feet over the next 100 to 150 years, a new study says the two national seashores on North Carolina's Outer Banks risk losing buildings and other National Park Service assets worth more than $2 billion.
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Repairs finished on Bonner Bridge on Outer Banks

Repairs on the Bonner Bridge across Oregon Inlet on North Carolina's Outer Banks have been completed.

Part of pier at Rodanthe falls into ocean

Part of the Rodanthe Pier on the Outer Banks has fallen into the ocean because of high winds.

Offshore wind coming to our coast?

videoCould wind energy be in our near future? It is possible. As the possibility of offshore wind energy comes closer to reality, some folks have a lot of questions. Wednesday, people were in town to answer them.

NC legislator going unaffiliated, wants to caucus with GOP

A state House member from the Outer Banks announced Wednesday he's switching his voter registration from Democrat to unaffiliated and hopes to caucus with the Republican majority beginning with the new legislative session starting this month. Second-term Rep. Paul Tine of Kitty Hawk disclosed his decision Wednesday, a week before lawmakers return to Raleigh to elect new chamber leaders.

Mountain-sea trail to get master plan, hiker guide

One day, parks officials say hikers will be able to take an off-road trail from one of Appalachia's highest peaks and follow it through North Carolina to the Atlantic Ocean.

NC considers car-free ferry to Ocracoke Island

Transportation officials in North Carolina are considering a car-free ferry to Ocracoke Island on the Outer Banks. Each car ferry takes about 30 vehicles to the north end of Ocracoke Island.

Feds reduce area in Atlantic Ocean for wind farm plans off NC coast

videoThe US Department of Interior has reduced the areas of the Atlantic Ocean where turbines can be built, dealing a potential blow to North Carolina's hopes for wind farms off the coast.

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