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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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Brunswick County residents, vacationers encouraged to prepare now for Isaias

As Brunswick County Emergency Services continues to monitor the path of Hurricane Isaias, both residents and visitors to Brunswick County’s local beaches and towns are urged to start planning ahead now for the storm.

New monthly series to explore community storm preparation

The first in a new monthly series of research seminars took place Tuesday that aim to examine what it means to be a resilient community living in a coastal zone.

New Hanover E.O.C. storm prep strategies

A busy September in the tropics. Hurricane Dorian brushed our coast just after Labor Day, but didn't pack the punch of Hurricane Florence.

Business provides free plywood ahead of Hurricane Florence

As people batten down their hatches in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, one Wilmington business decided to lend a helping hand free of charge.

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Japan military seeks record budget amid regional threats

Japan’s defense spending has risen for eight consecutive years since 2013, a year after Abe took office.

Shell plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs as oil demand slumps

The oil giant said Wednesday that around 1,500 employees have already agreed to take voluntary redundancy this year

$215M in BP oil spill money to restore Louisiana marshes

The money is from BP’s $8.8 billion settlement for natural resources damage in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.

Walmart looks to airports as inspiration of new store layout

Walmart says it was working on a new store layout a year ago, but the pandemic accelerated those efforts as customers are increasingly focused on contactless shopping amid safety concerns.