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Proposals increases admission for NC aquariums

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - It will cost more to visit North Carolina's three aquariums next year.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is proposing increasing admission prices by about $3 likely beginning the first of March.

That means adults would then pay almost $11. Members of the military and seniors would pay just under $10 and children between 3 and 12 would pay almost $9.

An agency rule allows the increase to take place, but the admission price increases still need formal approval to become permanent. The aquariums are taking public comment through Jan. 9.

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