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    News Briefs

    • Feedback Sought on Marina Upgrades

      Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, leased by Oregon Inlet Marinas LLC., is looking for feedback on proposed strategies to replace vulnerable structures and conduct site improvements at the marina.

    • Fort Fisher Aquarium to Welcome Otters

      New construction is expected to begin next month at North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher on a 3,000-square-foot exhibit that will be home to Asian small-clawed otters.

    • Hyde, NPS to Address Abandoned Cars

      Hyde County and the National Park Service are encouraging owners of vehicles flooded during Hurricane Dorian, abandoned or discarded to have their vehicles towed to avoid citation and removal costs.

    • Bladen, Chowan Eligible for FEMA Aid

      Bladen and Chowan counties have been added to the Federal Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Dorian, bringing the total North Carolina counties eligible FEMA Public Assistance to 28.

    • Co-op to Improve Electric Service to Ocracoke

      Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials have issued a special-use permit to Tideland Electric Membership Corp. to replace an overhead line with an underground cable on seashore property.

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    News Waves

    • News & Features

      • Study Eyes Onshore Risks of Offshore Drilling

        Onshore infrastructure needed to support offshore drilling would also pose a substantial threat to the environment, according to a study released this week by Environment North Carolina.

      • Moms Bring Science to Beaufort Classroom

        Mothers of students at a charter school in Beaufort are leading a program called Moms Do Science, which is aimed at boosting science literacy and breaking down stereotypes.

    • Science

      • Currituck Marsh Focus for Resilience Project

        A recently announced project at Pine Island aims to study, protect and restore Currituck Sound marshes, a globally significant habitat that has been degraded by pollution and effects of climate change.

    • Our Coast

      • Event to Celebrate Wright Brothers’ Flight

        The National Park Service and First Flight Society are set to honor Dec. 17 the 116th anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ achievement at the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills.

    • Commentary

      • Birds Tell Us That It’s Time to Act

        Guest columnist Robbie Fearn, director of Audubon’s Donal C. O’Brien Jr. Sanctuary at Pine Island, writes that birds along the N.C. coast serve as harbingers of the effects of climate change.

    • Featured Photo

      • R/V Shearwater Docks in Beaufort

        The new research and survey vessel R/V Shearwater paused for a photo op around 3 p.m. Tuesday at Duke University Marine Lab before making its way to the downtown Beaufort waterfront. The 77-foot catamaran will enable faculty and students to travel several hundred nautical miles offshore and to stay at sea for several days.

    • Featured Video

      • Radio Pioneer Made Waves on OBX

        The Outer Banks History Center explores the early experiments of radio pioneer Reginald Fessenden on the state’s coast on This Month in Outer Banks History, produced by CURRENTtv.