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    1. Governor: North Carolina looking for shark attack patterns

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 09:41 AM

      RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says safety officials are still trying to find patterns in the series of shark attacks on the state's coast to keep the key tourism region safe for visitors.

    2. Two people were bitten by sharks off the coast of North Carolina this weekend, bringing the total number of shark attacks in the state up to five in under three weeks. "It's not a certain thing that makes this happen," said George Burgess, director of the International Shark Attack File at the University of Florida's Florida Museum of Natural History. Both shark attacks this weekend occurred off...

    3. With 7 shark attacks in past month, North Carolina grasps for solutions

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 11:57 AM

      Safety officials are trying to find patterns in shark attacks on the North Carolina coast following seven run-ins in the past three weeks off the state’s coast. Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday that local governments could consider restrictions on baiting for sharks around areas where people swim, especially during the summer season. According to the Florida Museum of Natural History's ...

    4. North Carolina shark attack victim says fortunate to survive

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 02:37 PM

      RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest survivor in a record-breaking string of seven North Carolina shark attacks said Thursday he's very fortunate to be alive and thankful for the emergency help he received after struggling ashore.

    5. An unusual combination of factors has led to an increase in bites.

    6. 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.

    7. RALEIGH, N.C. — At least 11 people have been attacked along the Carolinas coast this year, seven in North Carolina and four in South Carolina.

    8. LEXINGTON, North Carolina (AP) " State health officials say one person has died in connection with a salmonella outbreak at a North Carolina barbecue restaurant.The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced...

    9. North Carolina's string of shark attacks is due to a combination of factors, ranging from ocean salinity to fishing practices, experts say.

    10. Shark Attack Surge in North Carolina: What Could Be Behind It

      Good Morning America via Yahoo! NewsJul 03 05:16 AM

      As beach season hits high gear this holiday weekend, some people in North Carolina are calling for beach closures amid a surge in shark attacks over the past month. There have been 11 shark attacks off the shores of the Carolinas this year, most in just the last three weeks. On Wednesday, a 68-year-old man was bitten by a shark off the coast of Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.

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