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Saturday | The Daily Advance

Judi Stuart: Looking for ancient species? You might find one here

As an adult, he weighs about 800 pounds, is 13 feet long, and has 75 teeth. It's the teeth that worry me.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Science, Ecology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Water rescues prompt beach warnings

Hundreds of people have been rescued from the water at Hampton Roads and Outer Banks beaches this summer, prompting officials to emphasize the dangers of rip currents.

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Related Topix: Kill Devil Hills, NC, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

The Virginian-Pilot

Loud boom heard in Dare Co. could be Navy training

The noise was reported about 9:30 p.m. between Nags Head and Duck, according to the Dare County Emergency Management Twitter account.

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Related Topix: Nags Head, NC

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Chopper 10 flies over the Outer Banks on July 4, 2014.

A loud boom heard off the coast of the Outer Banks Tuesday night is related to Navy training exercises, according to Navy officials.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Coast Guard investigates after loud boom heard in Dare County

What was that sound? That's what some folks were saying Tuesday night after hearing a loud boom in Dare County.

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Related Topix: Nags Head, NC, Kill Devil Hills, NC

News Observer

NC bridges rank poorly for safety

Fourteen percent of North Carolina’s rural bridges are structurally deficient, a national transportation research group recently reported.

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Related Topix: Mecklenburg County, NC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Security drills held on Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route

The state Ferry Division was taking part in security drills today at the ferry terminals and vessels on the Hatteras-Ocracoke route.

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Related Topix: Ocracoke, NC, Hatteras, NC, Hyde County, NC

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Arts Council looking for grant applications

The council is looking for artists to apply for the Regional Artists Project program, which provides funding for artists in all mediums, including visual art, music, film, play writing and dance, in 29 coastal counties, including Onslow.

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Related Topix: Manteo, NC, Pitt County, NC, Greenville, NC, Wayne County, NC, Goldsboro, NC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Task force search warrant leads to drug arrests

Members of the Dare County Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at a Nags Head home on July 16 and arrested two people on charges related to marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Nags Head, NC

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Manns Harbor man charged with child sex crimes

The Dare County Sheriff's Office received a complaint from an adult on April 30, regarding a possible sexual offense involving their child.

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Related Topix: Manns Harbor, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Former Dare bomb range manager faces new charges

The former manager of the Dare County Bombing Range faces new charges three years after federal agents raided his Manns Harbor home.

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Related Topix: Manns Harbor, NC, US Military, US Navy, US Air Force

Jacksonville Daily News

Arts councils seek applications for project grants

The Council for the Arts is seeking applications for the 2014-2015 Regional Artist Project Grants.

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Related Topix: Manteo, NC, Pitt County, NC, Greenville, NC, Wayne County, NC

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Daily Advance

Ex-bomb range manager faces new charges

Federal prosecutors have withdrawn theft-related charges against the former manager of the Dare County Bombing range but charged him with more serious extortion and bribe-solicitation offenses that could carry a 50-year prison sentence.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Senators walk out of budget negotiations; blame House for breaking rules

The Senators were upset that House budget negotiators had invited educators critical of the Senate’s plan to cut $233 million in funding for teacher assistants to talk about the effect of the cuts.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cumberland County, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Swimming advisory issued for Jockey's Ridge in Nags Head

According to Dare County officials, test found a high level of bacteria in the water that exceeds state and federal standards.

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Related Topix: Nags Head, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WITN

Hurricane Washout Will Close US 264 In Dare County For Repairs

The Department of Transportation says U.S. 264 will be closed near Stumpy Point Road for twelve hours, starting at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Stumpy-Point, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Burlington Times News

Season off to a fast start

Yes, annually the Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1, but it really doesn't begin to churn for the North Carolina coast until September.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Carteret County, NC, Ocracoke, NC, Hatteras, NC, Opinion

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Cleanup continues in Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo

Monday was another day of massive storm clean-up in the Villages of Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

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Related Topix: Salvo, NC, Waves, NC, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Residents and essential personnel can return to Hatteras Island Saturday afternoon

Emergency managers in Dare Co. say that permanent residents, as well as essential personnel will be allowed to reenter the areas of Hatteras Island south of the Bonner Bridge, including access for the villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras Village, beginning at Noon on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Hatteras, NC, Rodanthe, NC, Waves, NC, Salvo, NC, Frisco, NC

The Virginian-Pilot

Arthur's damage to North Carolina more economic than physical

The stretch of N.C. 12 heading north out of Mirlo Beach on Hatteras Island is covered with sand and seaweed from Hurricane Arthur, but otherwise appears intact on Friday, July 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Hatteras, NC, North Carolina, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Ocracoke, NC

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