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  1. Hatteras-Ocracoke ferries increase for Easter, spring breakRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | WLOS

    The Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation is increasing its ferry runs on the Hatteras-Ocracoke route during spring break and the Easter holiday. The temporary spring schedule will increase the number of daily round-trip runs between Hatteras and Ocracoke from 18 to 26, with half-hour departures for most of the morning and afternoon hours.

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  2. DOT board member says state should pay for sand removalRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | WLOS

    A Board of Transportation member says the state should pay for removing sand from beach highways the same way it pays for removing snow and ice after a winter storm. Malcolm Fearing told The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City that he wants a state-level discussion about the differences in hopes of changing how North Carolina pays for removing sand from highways such as N.C. 12 on Hatteras Island.

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  3. Bitter cold grips NC, more snow possible in mountainsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | WLOS

    The National Weather Service reported that temperatures early Friday ranged from 4 below zero in Jefferson in Allegheny County to 14 in Wilmington and Hatteras. A winter weather advisory is in effect in the mountains.

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  4. Bitter cold across North CarolinaRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | WLOS

    The National Weather Service reported temperatures early Thursday ranged from 4 below zero in Boone to 23 in Southport, Beaufort and Hatteras. Wind chill advisories and warnings are in effect for the entire state.

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  5. Mediator to help resolve impasse on NC Outer Banks bridgeRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | WLOS

    HIGH WIND WARNING: 6PM Tonight to 9AM Sunday. NW'ly winds 25-35 mph, with gusts up to 65 mph possible in higher elevations.

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  6. 5 boaters rescued from sailboat 200 miles off NC coastRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLOS

    The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued five people from a sailboat after the boat's mast broke about 200 miles off the coast of North Carolina. A statement from the Coast Guard says watchstanders at a command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, were notified Friday afternoon that the 55-foot catamaran Rain Maker suffered a broken mast in 40 mph winds and 13-foot seas.

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  7. Ferry division to test passenger-only Hatteras-Ocracoke runRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | WLOS

    The Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation plans a test run in May of a passenger-only vessel to travel across Hatteras Inlet to Ocracoke. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports division spokesman Tim Haas said the 149-passenger boat typically runs in the Caribbean in the winter and Boston during the summer.

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  8. Motel owners: State responsible for Buxton erosion, floodingRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | WLOS

    A hearing is scheduled this week on a claim that the state Transportation Department is to blame for the impact of flooding that occurs along N.C. Highway 12 in Buxton on Hatteras Island. The N.C. Industrial Commission hearing will be held Wednesday in Williamston on the claim filed by Dave and Carol Dawson, who own the Cape Hatteras Motel in Buxton.

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  9. Nor'easter flooding closes NC 12 north of RodantheRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | WLOS

    The only road connecting Hatteras Island to the mainland has been reopened after a combination of high tide and a storm pushed water onto the road. The North Carolina Department of Transportation said NC Highway 12 north of Rodanthe was back open Monday afternoon.

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  10. Nor'easter flooding closes NC 12 north of RodantheRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | WLOS

    The only road connecting Hatteras Island to the mainland has been closed after a storm pushed water onto the road. The North Carolina Department of Transportation said Monday morning that NC Highway 12 has been shut down north of Rodanthe because a combination of high tide and strong onshore winds from a Nor'easter moving off the coast has flooded the road.

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  11. Atlantic hurricane season ends, NC took only hitRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | WLOS

    The end of the Atlantic hurricane season is here as North Carolina was the only state to have a storm hit the U.S. mainland. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the six-month season which ends Sunday saw only one hurricane making landfall along the East Coast.

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  12. Off-road vehicle routes open on Hatteras, OcracokeRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | WLOS

    Acting Superintendent Kym Hall says the routes reopened over the weekend, although some may be closed for sea turtle nests. She says those roads will reopen as soon as the few remaining nests hatch.

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  13. Wrecks of merchant ship, U-boat found off NC coastRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | WLOS

    In the aptly named Graveyard of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast, researchers have found the wrecks of a Nazi U-boat and the ship it sank during a World War II convoy. Joe Hoyt of NOAA was the chief scientist for the expedition that discovered the U-boat 576 and the merchant ship Bluefields in about 700 feet of water off Cape Hatteras.

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  14. NC considers car-free ferry to Ocracoke IslandRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | WLOS

    Severe T-Storm Warning: Until 11:45 A.M. for Avery, Burke, McDowell, Mitchell, Abbeville, Anderson, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens and Spartanburg Counties. Damaging winds, seek shelter.

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  15. Work completed on 'S-Curves' on NC Highway 12Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | WLOS

    The N.C. Department of Transportation has completed work on a project which replaced sand on a stretch of N.C. Highway 12. NCDOT says Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. of Oak Brook, Illinois.

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  16. NC ferry system ready to launch fall scheduleRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | WLOS

    With the peak of the tourist season having passed, the Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation is reducing the number of runs on its Hatteras-Ocracoke route. The division will make the change on Sept.

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  17. DMV increasing mobile unit trips to Beaufort, DareRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | WLOS

    The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is increasing the number of trips by its mobile unit to Beaufort and Dare counties.

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  18. Dare County to expand receding shoreline at BuxtonRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | WLOS

    Officials in Dare County are planning to expand the shoreline at Buxton in hopes it will keep hurricanes and winter storms from eating away at N.C. 12. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports the county agreed to expand 2 miles of receding shoreline at the north end of Buxton, not far from the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

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  19. Longer Hatteras-0cracoke ferry route now permanentRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | WLOS

    The U.S. Coast Guard says the longer, alternative ferry route between Hatteras and Ocracoke will become the permanent course because of continued shoaling in the traditional channel.

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