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  1. New state budget prevents new ferry tolls, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WCTI

    Governor Pat McCrory said the state budget he signed into law puts the North Carolina Ferry System on a promising course for the future. McCrory said the legislation eliminates the possibility of tolling for the Hatteras, Currituck, Cherry Branch and Pamlico River routes and creates a recurring annual appropriation of $4 million for vessel replacement.

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  2. Unconscious child airlifted from cruise ship after pool incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WCTI

    An eight-year old boy who reportedly fell in to a pool on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship was airlifted from the ship Thursday night, the New York Police Department said. The Anthem of the Sea's ship doctor performed CPR on the unconscious child, according to the NYPD, and the child was in critical condition when the NYPD aviation unit brought him to Staten Island University Hospital.

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  3. Public meetings to be held on proposed N.C. Highway bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WCTI

    North Carolina highway officials are holding three meetings this month for public comment on the proposed bridge on N.C. Highway at Rodanthe on Hatteras Island. The 2.4-mile bridge would swing into the Pamlico Sound from the south end of Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge and into Rodanthe.

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  4. Foreign sailors to be remembered at Outer Banks ceremoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WCTI

    Ceremonies are scheduled on the Outer Banks to remember foreign sailors who died off the North Carolina coast during World War II. The first ceremony was held Thursday at 11 a.m. in Buxton at the cemetery located near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

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  5. ECU researcher believes sharks will be big part of summer again in Eastern N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WCTI

    The beautiful beaches of the North Carolina coast draw thousands to the white sand no matter the time of year. "For us it's a nice little Mother's Day kind of vacation but we wanted an early trip this year since I'm expecting in August so we wanted to beat the heat and beat the crowd," Tashuanda Hill said.

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  6. N.C. Ferry Division begins summer schedule switch on May 3Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WCTI

    As seasonal visitors begin their summer treks to the North Carolina coast, the North Carolina Ferry System is switching to peak season schedules on its popular Hatteras-Ocracoke route starting Tuesday. The number of daily trips on the route will double from 18 departures from each side to 36. The summer schedule will run through Oct. 10. In addition, the Ferry Division is once again encouraging travelers to make their trips to Ocracoke Island earlier in the day to avoid peak travel times that can sometimes lead to long wait times.

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  7. Outer Banks lighthouses open again for climbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WCTI

    At this time of year, you may be writing out a check to pay your taxes. But there's one thing you can do for free today - climb lighthouses on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

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  8. Navy, Coast Guard call off search for missing sailorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | WCTI

    The search for a U.S. sailor missing off the coast of North Carolina has been called off, according to the Navy. Authorities scoured 22,388 square nautical miles off the coast of Cape Hatteras, deploying ships and aircraft from the Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, before ending the search Tuesday.

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  9. Hatteras Seashore holds public hearings on beach drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | WCTI

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore is holding five public hearings on possible changes to beach driving rules that allow more access. Among the changes are: opening some beaches now closed at night; extending seasonable off-road routes in the fall and spring; and providing smaller buffer zones around nests of turtles and shorebirds.

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  10. Hatteras Seashore holds public hearings on beach drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WCTI

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore is holding five public hearings on possible changes to beach driving rules that allow more access. Among the changes are: opening some beaches now closed at night; extending seasonable off-road routes in the fall and spring; and providing smaller buffer zones around nests of turtles and shorebirds.

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  11. Hatteras Island: permit to protect NC Highway 12 from floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | WCTI

    A project to pump sand along an area of eroding beach on Hatteras Island is one permit closer to being a reality. The National Park Service has approved a special use permit to Dare County for the project in Buxton to protect N.C. Highway 12 from flooding.

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  12. Royal Caribbean apologizes for cruise ship's stormy rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WCTI

    What was to be a seven-day cruise from New Jersey to the Bahamas and back came to an early end Wednesday with the massive Anthem of the Seas back in port. Three days after enduring a wild ride in rough seas fired up by 120-mile-per-hour winds, the battered Royal Caribbean ship and its 6,000 people aboard docked in Bayonne, New Jersey.

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  13. Cruise ship calls off trip after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | WCTI

    The Anthem of the Seas has turned around and headed back to its original port after a severe storm injured four people and forced passengers into their staterooms for safety reasons, Royal Caribbean International said Monday. Royal Caribbean said Anthem of the Seas encountered rough seas off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, while sailing Sunday from the New York area to Port Canaveral, Florida, in what was intended originally to be a seven-day voyage to the Bahamas.

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  14. New info: Ferry runs aground, Coast Guard removes passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | WCTI

    The Coast Guard is transferring passengers Saturday off a grounded ferry in Hatteras Inlet. Coast Guard watchstanders were notified at 11:30 a.m. the North Carolina Dept.

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  15. The Coast Guard searches for a missing man off the coast of Hatteras IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | WCTI

    The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a man Sunday on the waters near Hatteras Island. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report Saturday at 11 p.m. from a good Samaritan of a 40-year-old man overdue from Frisco.

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  16. Humpback whale found dead on beach in Hatteras IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WCTI

    National Park Service spokeswoman Cyndy Holda tells the Virginian-Pilot that the juvenile male was found Monday and is 33 feet long. Holda says staffers from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Marine Mammal Stranding Network and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are conducting a necropsy on the carcass to determine cause of death.

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  17. Ferry schedule extended for Pamlico Sound routes next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | WCTI

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation has announced that the summer 2016 ferry routes will be extended for the Pamlico Sound routes. The Virginian-Pilot reports a news release from the department said most of the 2015 ferry departure times will remain the same, but other changes were made based on data on passengers from past years.

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  18. Rare hawksbill sea turtle nest discovered on Hatteras IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | WCTI

    Biologists have confirmed that a rare hawksbill sea turtle nest on Hatteras Island is the northernmost successful hatching of that species on the Atlantic coast. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports the biologists recently got results of DNA tests to confirm two of the record 289 sea turtle nests in the park belonged to the federally endangered hawksbill species.

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  19. Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off HatterasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | WCTI

    According to a press release from the Coast Guard, a 63-year-old woman was medevaced from a cruise ship 39 miles northeast of Hatteras. Sector North Carolina watch standers received a report at 7:30 a.m. that a woman aboard the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship was suffering from chest pains.

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  20. Passengers rescued after ferry runs aground off HatterasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WCTI

    State transportation officials say 23 passengers were taken off a ferry after it ran aground off Hatteras Island. The Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation said ferry crews and U.S. Coast Guard personnel helped remove the passengers from the Roanoke on Monday.

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