N.C. tourism survives storm's visit

But vacationers back on beaches warned of riptide danger

Posted: July 6, 2014 at 3:39 a.m.

This photo shows beachgoers in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., Saturday July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Star-News, Jason A. Frizzelle)

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. -- North Carolina's popular beach towns began returning to the business of recreation Saturday, after storm lashed the state's coast with forceful winds and heavy rain and then churned northward without leaving a trail of significant damage.

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