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GILLIGAN'S ISLAND "Ghost a GO GO" By Ronald Maclane March 24, 1966 TEASER FADE IN EXT - SKIPPER AND GILLIGAN'S HUT - NIGHT - CREDITS OVERLAY SLOW ZOOM IN ON HUT - MEDIUM SHOT FADE TO: INT - SKIPPER AND GILLIGAN'S HUT - NIGHT The skipper is in the lower hammock sleeping while Gilligan is in the upper. Out of nowhere comes an eerie ghostly wail, which wakes up Gilligan. The skipper is unaffected and is seen yawning. GILLIGAN Skipper? Is that you? Gilligan looks over the side of the hammock and down at the skipper. The skipper is fast asleep. Gilligan tries to go back to sleep. Once again the ghostly wail penetrates the silence of the jungle night. This time prompting Gilligan into action. GILLIGAN No, it wasn't you skipper. Gilligan gets out of his hammock to s

Hurricane Flo and Drones

HURRICANE FLO AND DRONES As powerful Hurricane Florence churns towards the U.S. Coast station promo folk are already hard at work.   Capitol Broadcasting tweeted Tuesday that  WRAL (NBC)  crews were  “equipped with drones and ready to tell the story of Hurricane Florence. ” While drones have been used over the last few years to track recovery efforts following major storms, independent drone operators often get in the way of the big boys directing rescues or operators themselves become part of the problem by ending up in a shelter once their food and gasoline run out. The State of North Carolina appears to be ahead of the curve in it’s effort to mount a coordinated drone response. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety had previously created the North Carolina Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Disaster Response Database ( )  to provide local emergency managers and first responders with a list of qualified remote pilots who are willing to provide