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Collected News Stories, Articles, Out to Sea webFeature Pieces and Links.

Blackbeard’s Shipwreck And The Hook – WUNC Radio, NPR’s “The Story”

A Sword From Blackbeard’s Ship  – WUNC Radio, NPR’s “The Story”

Scuba divers swim among the sharks – Fayetteville Observer

Photographer kept her eye on the big picture – Fayetteville Observer

DAN Member Profile: Rick Allen – Alert Diver Online

A hand for Rick: Underwater videographer Rick Allen almost killed in a blast fights to recover – Fayetteville Observer

Judge allows lawsuit over Blackbeard’s shipwreck to proceed – Fayetteville Observer

Judge declines motion to dismiss lawsuit involving Queen Anne’s Revenge – Carteret County News Times

Lawsuit involving ownership of Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead, judge says – Charlotte Observer

Judge: Suit About Blackbeard Shipwreck Videos Can Go Ahead – US News & World Report

Judge: Lawsuit about Blackbeard shipwreck can continue – WITN-TV

Judge: Lawsuit about Blackbeard shipwreck can continue – WWAY-TV

Judge: Suit about Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead – Winston-Salem Journal

Judge: Suit about Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead – The Virginian-Pilot

Judge: Suit about Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead – Washington Post

Judge: Suit about Blackbeard shipwreck videos can go ahead – News & Observer

Intersal Files Ethics Complaints with NC over Blackbeard Shipwreck – PRLog

Judge Spikes Attempt to Dismiss Blackbeard’s Lawsuit – PRLog

State Sanctioned Piracy? – Dr. E. Lee Spence

Video Piracy and the Pirate Ship Queen Anne’s Revenge – The Old Salt Blog

Boyling mad over the 11th Amendment – NC Lawyers Weekly

Blackbeard’s shipwreck lawsuit will proceed – Long & Robinson

Lawsuit Over Blackbeard’s Shipwreck Media Goes To Federal Court – Henry B. LaTorracca

3 Count: Blackbeard’s Revenge – Plagiarism Today

Challenge to ‘Blackbeard’s Law’ moves forward – Tradewinds

Photographer suing state over Blackbeard footage – WRAL-TV

Videographer sues NC over rights to Blackbeard shipwreck footage – News & Observer

State Said to Plunder Blackbeard Wreck Pix – Courthouse News

Fayetteville company sues state, officials over Blackbeard shipwreck videos and photos – Fayetteville Observer

Friends group calls it quits on fundraising – Carteret County News-Times

QAR videographer files federal case – Carteret County News-Times

US State Changes Law To Steal Pirate Video – Commsrisk

Local non-profit ‘Friends of Queen Anne’s Revenge’ dissolves – WCTI-TV

Blackbeard and the Modern Day Pirates – Hugh Stephens Blog

N.C. Photographer Sues State Alleging Copyright Infringement of Shipwreck Images – Fstoppers Blog

NC Governor Facing Federal Lawsuit Over Copyright Infringement & Blackbeard’s Law – PRLog

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – WNCT-TV

Nonprofit supporting Blackbeard’s ship sinks amid litigation – North Carolina Lawyers Weekly

‘Blackbeard’s law’, lawsuits sink Queen Anne’s Revenge salvage effort; friends group calls it quits on fundraising – Underwater Times

Out to Sea – Elite Magazine

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – WWAY-TV

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – TWC News

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – The News & Advance

Blackbeard’s ship fundraising group dissolves amid lawsuits – Goldsboro Daily News

Videographer sues NC over rights to Blackbeard shipwreck footage – Charlotte Observer

Lawsuit filed against Gov. McCrory, state – The Daily Reflector

Plunder Disputes Plague The Wreck of Blackbeard’s Ship – Soundings

Common Cents, March 2016, Mark Loundy – National Press Photographers Association

Fighting Over Blackbeard’s Treasure – Henry B. LaTorracca

Blackbeard’s Revenge – NC Spin

Lawsuits break up Queen Anne’s Revenge Group – Greensboro News & Record

Shipwreck company suing state over ‘treasure’ linked to Blackbeard: $14M in contract dispute – U.S. News

Videographer sues NC over rights to Blackbeard shipwreck footage – Scholarship Easy

Videographer sues NC over rights to Blackbeard shipwreck footage – Muck Rack

Copyright & Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship – IPKat

Recent news on Blackbeard’s infamous pirate ship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge – All Things Boat

Travel: Paradise found in the Caribbean – Fayetteville Observer

Wreck divers raise cannon from Blackbeard’s Ship off North Carolina coast – Fayetteville Observer

Scuba divers swim among the sharks – Fayetteville Observer

Locations of 7 sharks attacks on N.C. beaches – Fayetteville Observer

Company sues over Blackbeard’s ship – Star News Online

N.C. denies claims in Blackbeard’s pirate ship dispute – Fayetteville Observer

Treasure hunter that found Blackbeard’s pirate ship sues state for $8.2M – Fayetteville Observer

Discoverers of Blackbeard’s shipwreck sue NC for $8.2M – WRAL-TV

Blackbeard’s Law would clarify control of media rights to shipwrecks – News & Record

NC Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – Asheville Citizen-Times

Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – The Washington Times

Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – NC Lawyers Weekly

Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – Robesonian

Lawmakers enter legal battle over Blackbeard’s ship – St. Paul’s Review

Bill to Governor Addresses NC Shipwrecks, Public Records – WWAY-TV

Bill to governor addresses North Carolina Shipwrecks – WAVY-TV

‘Blackbeard’s Law’ to clarify public access to shipwreck photos, video – Fayetteville Observer

Controversy over Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge continues – Public Radio East

Battle Over Shipwreck Photos Brews in N.C. – Courthouse News

NC Lawmakers Enter Legal Battle Over Blackbeard’s Ship – WFDD

Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard’s ship – CCCC

Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard’s ship – Federal News Radio

Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard’s ship – Salon

Shipwreck-hunting company says contract breached involving Blackbeard’s wreck – Fox News

NC Lawmakers Enter Legal Battle Over Blackbeard’s Ship – TWC News

Controversy Over Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Continues – The Down East Journal

Legal Battle Over Blackbeard’s Flagship – The Down East Journal

Anything pertaining to shipwrecks can have value – Florida Dive Connection

Hundred Year Cap On Exemptions Passes – Elon University

Interview with Rick Allen – KoolProjects Media

Update from the Field: October 5, 2012 – NC DNCR

Update from the Field: September 24, 2012 – NC DNCR

Filming the Queen Anne’s Revenge! – Jonathan Bird’s Blue world

Dive expedition to begin – Carteret County News Times

Search for Blackbeard’s Anchor Underway – H-Net

QAR Dive Team to Retrieve 3000lb Anchor – Visit NC

Anchor from Blackbeard’s ship to be raised off N. Carolina – RedOrbit

Search for Queen Anne’s Revenge to resume – Beaufort Observer

Jessica Devault Wears Red For a Cause – JDV

GoRed! Fighting for the hearts of women – Fayetteville Observer

Xtreme Moves – HDVideoPro

Blackbeard’s Glowing Shipwreck – P3 Magazine

Spotlight: Southeast Success Stories – Markee Magazine

The “Mardi Gras” Shipwreck Project – GuidryNews.com

Video Produced on “Mardi Gras” Shipwreck – Texas A&M Today

Mystery Mardi Gras Shipwreck Project Documentary – Shipwreck World

Mystery Mardi Gras Shipwreck – Museum of Underwater Archaeology (MUA)

Salvaged Artifacts May Help Solve The Mystery of ‘Mardi Gras’ Shipwreck – finding Dulcinea

Heart of Louisiana: Mardi Gras Shipwreck – WALB-TV

Hurricane Ophelia unearths artifact from Blackbeard’s ship – AP

Pirate’s tale: Wreck may end hunt – Greensboro News & Record

Researchers Resume Hunt for Artifacts at QAR Shipwreck Site (Blackbeard’s Shipwreck) – Free Republic

Queen Anne’s Revenge Dive Expedition to Begin – Outer Banks Sentinel

Photographer injured in explosion dives back into life – WRAL-TV

Former WRAL photographer, wife injured in explosion – WRAL-TV

Photographer prepared for long recovery after explosion – WRAL-TV

Dive In – City View Magazine

Dive In – City View Magazine

Friend inspires tenacity in others – Greensboro News & Record

Diving In – NC Well MagazineCape Fear NURC

Photographer injured in explosion dives back into life – WRAL-TV

Trust But Verify – Divers Alert Online

Rick’s Hand – Fayetteville Observer

Avast ye Mateys! PBS to air update on Blackbeard project – Ramblin’ Prose

QAR Lab Report July 2008 – NC DNCR

B-25 Recovery and Preservation Project – Rubicon Foundation

E-Live Sample Backpack #3 – Estuary Education

Monitor Expedition 2003 – NOAA

Search for Queen Anne’s Revenge to resume – Beaufort Observer

Blackbeard Lives Again – Historical Belles and Beaus

Mystery Mardi Gras Shipwreck – Museum of Underwater Archaeology (MUA)

Apple, Quicktime help with underwater diving trip – Macworld

Contract battle brewing over $14M Blackbeard ‘treasure’ – Associated Press

Company that found Blackbeard’s ship has $14M dispute with NC – Fayetteville Observer

Company: State breaching QAR contract – Carteret County News Times

Blackbeard pirate ship lawsuit moving to federal court – Fayetteville Observer

Legal battle over Blackbeard’s flagship – Public Radio East

Florida company plans to go to Federal court – Carolina Coast Online

Off North Carolina coast, lure of sunken treasure fades – WRAL

Hurricane Ophelia unearths artifact from Blackbeard’s ship – AP

The Tarheel Challenge: The State of Documentary Making in Nonunion NC – IDA

Take an Online Journey to See Blackbeard’s Flagship – WRAL-TV

Underwater Photographer Describes Power, Beauty of Sharks – WRAL-TV

Blackbeard’s Treasure – UNC-TV

Live from Morehead City, it’s Queen Annes Revenge – NC DNCR

Diving Volusia County’s Artificial Reefs – Marine Science Center

SIDCO’s 2000 Dive Season on QAR – Surface Interval Diving Company

German sub sank near U.S. – The Augusta Chronicle

Nautilus Productions – Wikipedia

A Public-Pirate Partnership – NCHouse120.com

Shiver Me Timbers Thar She Blows – Center for Copyright Integrity

Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Partners – NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NC DNCR)