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North Carolina Coastal Parks Resume Normal Operations

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Several iconic attractions on North Carolina's coast are resuming regular operations now that the government shutdown has ended.

The National Parks Service issued a news release saying that three national park sites – Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and the Wright Brothers National Memorial — would reopen Saturday, a day after President Donald Trump signed a bill to reopen the federal government for at least a few weeks.

National Parks of Eastern North Carolina Superintendent David Hallac issued a statement thanking Outer Banks residents for helping federal employees during a shutdown that left many furloughed.