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  1. Express Ferry Along North Carolina Outer Banks SlowedRead the original story

    Saturday May 19 | US News & World Report

    A new passenger-only ferry linking two favorite locales for vacationers on North Carolina 's barrier islands won't be making its maiden voyage this summer after all because of boat construction delays. The N.C. Department of Transportation's Ferry Division now says service by an express ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke villages won't begin until the end of the year.

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  2. Ferry Division Adding New Vessels, Tweaking Winter ScheduleRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The North Carolina Ferry Division is making progress on two new vessels including a passenger-only ferry set to debut in 2018. The Virginia n-Pilot newspaper reports that the express ferry between Ocracoke and Hatteras is set to begin this summer.

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  3. Man Found Dead in Waters off North Carolina IslandRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2017 | US News & World Report

    News outlets report that a statement from Cape Hatteras National Seashore says attempts to revive the 64-year-old man were unsuccessful after he was found floating face down near the Frisco Pier on Sunday, shortly before 4 p.m. The Virginia n-Pilot reports the National Weather Service had forecast a high risk of rip currents on Hatteras Island.

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  4. North Carolina Latest to Suffer in 2017 Hurricane SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Tropical Storm Maria brought stiff winds to North Carolina 's Outer Banks early Wednesday and schools in one county closed for a second day, while storm surge washed over the main highway along the barrier islands. The National Weather Service reported winds of 55 mph and said the gusts were highest in Oregon Inlet south of Nags Head.

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  5. The Latest: 'The Ocean Is Angry,' Tourism Official SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Tropical Storm Maria is bringing winds of 55 mph to North Carolina 's Outer Banks, along with storm surge washing over the main highway along the barrier islands. "The ocean is angry," Helena Stevens with the Ocracoke Civic and Business Association told the Virginia n-Pilot of Norfolk.

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  6. Hurricane Maria Weakens as It Moves North in AtlanticRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Maria's maximum sustained winds Tuesday morning are near 75 mph . The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria is expected to keep gradually weakening and is forecast to become a tropical storm Tuesday night or Wednesday.

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  7. Hurricane Maria Weaker, Likely to Pass Well off Southeast U.S. Coast - NHCRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Hurricane Maria has weakened slightly and the category 1 storm is expected to move well east of the southeast coast of the United States over the next day or so, the National Hurricane Center said on Sunday.

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  8. The Latest: Officials Fear Dam Collapse in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Puerto Rico's government says engineers will inspect the Guajataca Dam on Sunday to determine the extent of damage inflicted by Hurricane Maria last week. The dam was cracked but had not burst by late Saturday.

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  9. Hurricane Jose Causes Ocean Overwash Along Outer BanksRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The ocean is washing over parts of North Carolina 's Outer Banks as Hurricane Jose passes well to the east. The state Transportation Department said in a Facebook post Monday that ocean overwash has occurred at Pea Island, Rodanthe, Avon and Hatteras village on Hatteras Island.

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  10. The Latest: Jose Quickens Northward Trek, No Strength ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Hurricane Jose has sped up its northward trek with no change in strength but remains far from land as it generates powerful swells affecting coastal areas in Bermuda, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and the U.S. southeast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its 5 a.m. Sunday update that tropical storm watches were possible for the U.S. East Coast over the next day or so and advised people from North Carolina to New England to monitor Jose's progress.

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  11. The Latest: Hurricane Season Roars on as Lee FormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Hurricane season is roaring on as Tropical Storm Lee forms far from land, Jose threatens the U.S. East Coast and Norma moves closer to Mexico. Norma is forecast to pass near the resort-studded southern tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula late Sunday and early Monday.

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  12. Power Outage Persists for Tourist-Reliant North Carolina Outer BanksRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | US News & World Report

    A power outage that led to evacuations on two Outer Banks islands in North Carolina could last 10 days longer, utility officials said on Tuesday, a day after some businesses sued to recover losses during the height of the summer vacation season. About 50,000 visitors have been evacuated from the islands, Hatteras and Ocracoke, since underground transmission lines were cut in a construction accident last Thursday, officials from Dare County and Hyde County said.

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  13. Company Blamed for Outer Banks Power Outage Facing LawsuitsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Lawsuits are pending against a construction company blamed for a power outage on North Carolina's Outer Banks, forcing visitors off the beaches and leaving tourist-dependent businesses without income. At least three lawsuits filed this week seek compensation from PCL Construction.

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  14. Profits, Memories Lost as N. Carolina Islands Restore PowerRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Repair crews worked Monday to restore electricity to more than 70 miles of Outer Banks beaches where thousands of visitors were forced to leave last week after construction crews building a new bridge sliced through power lines. "This situation has hurt, so every day is important to the economy of this part of our state," Gov. Roy Cooper said Monday while visiting the repair site.

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  15. Outer Banks Islands in North Carolina Still Without PowerRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | US News & World Report

    It's perfect weather for a beach week in the Outer Banks with mostly sunny skies, temperatures in the low to mid-80s and a gentle sea breeze over the next few days. But there are no tourists on Hatteras or Ocracoke Islands following an unresolved power outage Thursday that has forced thousands to evacuate.

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  16. The Latest: Generators Could Power Visitors on Outer BanksRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The Latest on efforts to restore electricity to a portion of North Carolina's Outer Banks evacuated of tourists after a construction accident cut power lines : Electricity crews on North Carolina's Outer Banks are working to find and install enough generators to let tourists back onto more than 70 miles of ocean beaches within the next two weeks. Spokeswomen for utilities supplying power to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands said Monday that they're adding generators to get visitors back in the middle of vacation season.

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  17. N Carolina Governor to Visit Site of Utility Damage on CoastRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Gov. Roy Cooper plans to visit the Outer Banks bridge where three transmission cables were damaged, causing the evacuation of tourists from two North Carolina islands. A news release from the governor's office says Cooper will visit the Bonner Bridge, which spans the Oregon Inlet.

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  18. No Power on 2 Islands Along North Carolina Outer BanksRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | US News & World Report

    All of Hatteras and Ocracoke islands along North Carolina's Outer Banks are without power, and authorities are advising residents and visitors to prepare for an extended outage. Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative officials say the breaker at Oregon Inlet was tripped about 4:30 a.m. Thursday, causing the outage.

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  19. Officials Warn About Accessing New Island off Cape HatterasRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | US News & World Report

    So many people have been rescued from a new island off North Carolina's Outer Banks that officials have issued warnings about accessing it. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, reports Cape Hatteras National Seashore and emergency officials are urging visitors to use kayaks or paddle boards to reach the island off Cape Point instead of swimming or wading to the island, which formed in recent months.

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