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  1. North Carolina shark attacks are 'going to go away,' expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    In this June 14, 2015, file photo, emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C. Officials say a 17-year-old boy is the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast, Saturday, June 27, 2015, the second attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two weeks. A shark bit a man swimming off the North Carolina coast Wednesday, marking the state's seventh shark attack in recent weeks and raising the question: Why does this keep happening? Wednesday's attack took place off North Carolina's Ocracoke Island, according to the National Park Service.

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  2. Motorcyclists escort Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    While the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate and get together with friends and family, and it's also a time to remember those who fought for and protected our freedom. Motorcycle riders from up and down the east coast rolled into Oak Island with a something special for residents and visitors.

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  3. New shark attack reported in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

    ... Among the victims, a 13-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy both lost an arm in attacks about 90 minutes apart at Oak Island, North Carolina, on June 14. A number of factors could be contributing to the apparent rash of attacks, such as warmer water ...

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  4. North Carolina shark attacks are 'going to go away,' expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Vacationers relax on the beach in Oak Island, N.C., on June 15, the day after a pair of nearby shark attacks. Vacationers relax on the beach in Oak Island, N.C., on June 15, the day after a pair of nearby shark attacks.

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  5. 68-year-old man pulled under water by 7-foot shark off NC coast; trail of blood on sandRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    ... Among the victims, a 13-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy both lost an arm in attacks about 90 minutes apart at Oak Island, North Carolina, on June 14. A number of factors could be contributing to the apparent rash of attacks, such as warmer water ...

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  6. Man bitten by shark off North Carolina coast amid series of attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... hospital after being mauled in separate shark attacks less than two hours apart on Sunday in coastal waters off Oak Island, North Carolina. Linda So reports. "The individual was actually located right in front of the lifeguard tower when it ...

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  7. North Carolina shark attack: Gray shark pulls man underwater, bites him all overRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... one of their arms in the attacks. In their case, the shark attacks occurred about an hour-and-a-half apart in Oak Island, North Carolina on June 14. Altogether, there have been 10 shark attacks in the Carolinas, according to International Shark ...

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  8. 'You can see the jaw marks': Utah boy survives South Carolina shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... of shark attacks along nearby beaches in North Carolina in 2015. On June 14, a 12-year-old girl swimming near Oak Island, North Carolina, lost part of her left arm from a shark bite and injured her leg. A 16-year-old boy who was just 2 miles away ...

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  9. A look at the 7 shark attacks off NC in 2015Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | WBTV

    ... Colorado Springs, Colorado, lost his left arm less than 90 minutes later and about 2 miles away off the town of Oak Island. Each victim was about 20 yards offshore. June 24: An 8-year-old boy suffered minor injuries to his lower leg, heel and ankle ...

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  10. Latest shark attack fuels more fear along the coastRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WBTV

    News of another shark attack along the North Carolina Coast, this time in Okracoke, had folks at other beaches staying on the sand and not venturing deep into the ocean. Two swimmers were attacked in just a matter of hours almost three weeks ago near the pier on Oak Island.

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  11. Outdoor column: Toothy ocean critters warrant special careRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... in the ocean surf. Sixteen year-old Hunter Treschi said that was what happened to him a couple of weeks ago at Oak Island. He said he felt a bump on his leg, saw that it was a shark and then, before he could react, had it sever his arm. He said ...

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  12. Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Star

    In this June 14, 2015, file photo, emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C. Officials say a 17-year-old boy is the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast, Saturday, June 27, 2015, the second attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two weeks. MANDATORY CREDIT OCRACOKE, N.C. - Authorities say a man apparently bitten by a shark off the North Carolina Outer Banks is being airlifted to a hospital with serious wounds.

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  13. Veteran-Owned, Our Mom's Best will be at the NC 4th of July Festival in Southport NCRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... 17N, Wilmington, NC 28411 on Wednesdays 8am to 1pm and two more Farmer's Markets - Mondays 8am to 1pm at the Oak Island Farmer's Market located at 4601 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465, Tuesdays 9am to 12noon at the Surf City Summer Market ...

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  14. Signs put up to help drivers detour Brunswick Co. busy intersectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    NCDOT officials are urging drivers coming into Brunswick County for the holiday to avoid intersections prone to heavy traffic volume. The big area of discussion is the road work in the Southport and Oak Island area coupled with the many July 4th celebrations in the area.

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  15. Recent spike in shark attacks reported off Carolinas coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bluffton Today

    In this June 14, 2015, file photo, emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C. Officials say a 17-year-old boy is the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast, Saturday, June 27, 2015, the second attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two weeks. MANDATORY CREDIT Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the water.

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  16. North Carolina shark attacks: Explanation isn't reassuringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Denver Post

    Emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C., Sunday, June 14, 2015. Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the water.

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  17. Yes, number of shark attacks is above averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    Yes, number of shark attacks is above average The number of shark attacks across the country is slightly above average for this time of year. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1IqJjoK Vacationers relax on the bench and in the surf in Oak Island, N.C., Monday, June 15, 2015.

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  18. Why are so many shark attacks happening along the Carolina coastline?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mashable

    ... a rising pattern of attacks along the coast. On June 14, two young people lost limbs in separate shark attacks in Oak Island, North Carolina. A 12-year-old girl lost part of her arm and suffered a leg injury, while a 16-year-old boy lost his left ...

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  19. Beach communities prepare for holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... along the south end of the coast, including two teens who had their limbs amputated in back-to-back incidents at Oak Island. The closest to the local area occurred last week in Surf City, when an 8-year-old suffered minor injuries from what may have ...

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  20. Shark attacks spike as water gets more crowdedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Denver Post

    Emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C., on June 14. There have been six attacks in North Carolina in the past two weeks. Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the water.

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