BC-NC–North Carolina News Digest, NC


Hello! The Carolinas News Editor is Tim Rogers. The breaking news supervisor is Jeffrey Collins.

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TOP STORIES:

OUTER BANKS BEACH WIDENING

KITTY HAWK, N.C. — Officials say plans to widen several Outer Banks beaches next year will come with a lower overall price tag but with extra expenses to protect sea turtles. Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Buxton are planning to beef up their beaches during the spring and summer of 2017. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by 3 p.m.

SPECIAL KIND OF SAND

WANCHESE, N.C. — Beach nourishment projects along the Outer Bank are trying to keep storm surge from wrecking homes and roads. Four in Dare County communities totaling 11 miles are in the works for next year. Shorelines at Nags Head and Rodanthe have already been widened. By Jeff Hampton of the Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk. An AP Member Exchange. SENT: Moved in advance for Monday editions.

IN BRIEF:

— KAYAKER’S BODY FOUND — The body of a kayaker who went missing has been found in Lake Wylie. SENT: 130 words.

— CAMPAIGN 2016-CLINTON IN NORTH CAROLINA — More details have been released about Hillary Clinton’s upcoming visit to North Carolina. SENT: 130 words.

— APARTMENT FIRE DEATH — Investigators say a 27-year-old woman was pronounced dead after she was found inside a Charlotte apartment where a fire had been set. SENT: 130 words.

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