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Two fishermen are recovering in the hospital after a Coast Guard crew rescued them from their overturned fishing boat near Carolina Beach. The Coast Guard said in a release that a distress call came in about 11 Monday night saying that the men's 41-foot boat had run aground and they were waiting for high tide to refloat the vessel. Comment?
Scientists still aren't sure what caused the death of a great white shark that washed up on the North Carolina coast earlier this week. Local media outlets report a necropsy was performed on the 8-foot, 690-pound shark at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington on Tuesday but it proved inconclusive. Comment?
An official at Wrightsville Beach says a great white shark estimated to be at least 8 feet long has washed up on shore. Town Manager Tim Owens told local media outlets that the shark was spotted late Monday morning along the shoreline near the Crystal Pier. Comment?
The Coast Guard rescued two people from a boat taking on water off the North Carolina coast. No one was injured. Comment?
The storm that dropped between 1 and 2 feet of rain in southeastern North Carolina has caused what officials are calling significant erosion on the north end of Wrightsville Beach. Multiple media outlets reported that officials are trying to determine if the southeastern part of the state could be declared a federal disaster area. Comment?
Officials in Wrightsville Beach plan to challenge new federal flood plain maps in a move that could save some residents thousands of dollars in insurance premiums. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the town's board of aldermen agreed Thursday to challenge the maps prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Comment?
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