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North Carolina Coastal Parks Resume Normal Operations

National Parks Service

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.

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