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NC Coastal Insurance Fix Gets Financial Once Over

Updated: 07/09/2009 - A state House committee examining a fix for an underfunded coastal insurance program has rejected a bid to keep the current coverage maximum at $1.5 million per home.

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NC Lawmakers To Consider Fireworks Law Changes

Updated: 07/10/2009 - The North Carolina Legislature soon will consider changing the law following a Fourth of July fireworks explosion on the Outer Banks that left four workers dead.

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Bill Would Regulate Wind Turbines Along Coast

Updated: 07/07/2009 - North Carolina senators looking at how to balance the demand for green energy with environmental protection and tourism have endorsed a bill that sidesteps regulating wind turbines on mountain ridges.

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Employer Of Fireworks Victims Previously Cited

Updated: 07/06/2009 - The South Carolina company that employed four workers who died following an explosion as they unloaded fireworks on North Carolina's Outer Banks had been cited for at least one previous accident.

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UPDATE: NC Ferry Information

Updated: 07/04/2009 - There is new information about ferry service in the wake of this morning's fireworks explosion on Ocracoke Island.

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NEW INFO: Survivor Of Fireworks Blast Speaks; Fund Established

Updated: 07/08/2009 - Doctors say the sole survivor of a fireworks explosion that killed four others on the Outer Banks will recover from burns on his arms and face but will face a lifetime of therapy. Meanwhile, a memorial fund has been set up for the victim's families.

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Vandalism Extends Closed Beach Area

Posted: 06/30/2009 - The National Park Service has expanded two closed areas on the Outer Banks because of vandalism to signs and fences that protect nesting areas for endangered birds.

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70-Foot Yacht Hits Bonner Bridge

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The DOT says the bridge over the Oregon Inlet is okay, but the yacht received a hefty gash in its side.

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House Panel Unveils Bid To Fix Beach Insurance

Posted: 06/25/2009 - North Carolina lawmakers have started grappling with how the underfunded Beach Plan would keep its insurance promises after a bad hurricane season.

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Minister Dies On The Outer Banks

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Police say Rev. Clayton Thornton was pulled from the surf at Southern Shores on Wednesday.

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The Sandbag Issue

Posted: 06/24/2009 - The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will talk about sandbags at a two-day meeting, starting Wednesday.

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Some Ferry Runs Suspended

Posted: 06/23/2009 - Trouble with one of the vessels is suspending some ferry runs on certain routes for at least the rest of this week.

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All NC Homes Could Pay In Beach Coverage Deal

Updated: 05/26/2010 - Every North Carolina property owner could be tagged with part of the cost of rebuilding insured coastal property after a major hurricane if a deal taking shape in the Legislature is approved.

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Divers Plan Survey Of Civil War Ironclad Off Coast

Posted: 06/22/2009 - Divers plan to survey the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor off the North Carolina coast this week with high-definition cameras to look for deterioration in the nearly 150-year-old underwater wreckage.

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Cooperative Bank Closed

Updated: 06/20/2009 - The North Carolina Commissioner of Banks has closed Cooperative Bank of Wilmington, which has branches throughout eastern Carolina.

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NC House OKs Plastic Bag Ban On Outer Banks

Updated: 06/18/2009 - North Carolina legislators are close to ordering big retailers on the Outer Banks to quit using lightweight plastic bags in a bid to preserve the environment.

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