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Rail company blamed for Hurricane Florence flooding in North Carolina town

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“We're talking about a company that placed life in danger, placed millions of dollars of personal property of individuals in danger to protect their own interests,” a local leader said.
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Johnston County couple wins $1 million with lottery scratch-off ticket

Johnston County couple wins $1 million with lottery scratch-off ticket

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A Triangle couple is $1 million richer after they found a diamond while playing a North Carolina lottery scratch-off.
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Tar Heels open ACC play against Panthers after canceled game

Tar Heels open ACC play against Panthers after canceled game

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina is finally back on schedule.
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Marshall, NC State return from week off following hurricane

Marshall, NC State return from week off following hurricane

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - North Carolina State and Marshall both have one fewer game to help prepare for the fast-approaching start of their conference seasons.
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The Latest: 100 evacuated from flooded N. Carolina town

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The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence. : 12:35 p.m. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says about 100 people were evacuated by boat and air after the...
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A North Carolina Power Plant Dam Has Been Breached by Florence Floodwaters

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Duke Energy said Friday that a dam containing a large lake at Wilmington power plant has been breached by floodwaters from Florence, and it's possible coal ash from an adjacent dump is flowing into the Cape Fear River.
Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said Friday that floodwaters continue to overtop an earthen dike at the north side of Sutton Lake, a 1,100-acre reservoir at the L.V. Sutton Power Station. That water has caused several breaches in the dam on the south end of the lake, which is flowing back into the river. The company said that because of the high water levels in the river from...
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Hundreds of people line up for food assistance in Cumberland County

Hundreds of people line up for food assistance in Cumberland County

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Hundreds of people gathered Friday morning to request assistance for people in need of food one week after Florence slammed into North Carolina, flooding many areas of the state.
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Vandy not interested in moral victories vs South Carolina

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Vanderbilt Commodores are tired of messages congratulating them for a close game.
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TRICARE extends referral waiver to Sept. 30 for North Carolina and South Carolina patients affected by Hurricane Florence

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To continue assisting TRICARE patients in North Carolina and South Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the Defense Health Agency has extended until Sept. 30 its provider referral waivers. TRICARE patients in these states may continue to see providers in any location without a referral from their primary care provider until Sept. 30.
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Evaluating Roy Williams' future at North Carolina and the top 5 candidates to one day replace him in Chapel Hill

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Who's Next: Will UNC stay 'in the family' again when it eventually has to replace Williams?
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Duke Energy says dam breached at North Carolina plant and coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River

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New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding

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WILMINGTON, N.C. - A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction. With the crisis slowly moving to South Carolina, emergency managers on Friday ordered about 500 people to flee homes along the Lynches River. The National Weather Service said the river could reach record flood levels late Saturday or early Sunday, and shelters are open.
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Black Hurricane Florence Survivors Say They're Being Ignored After Historic Flooding In Wilmington

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The response to Hurricane Florence survivors living in one of North Carolina's worst-hit towns has largely ignored the Black community there, local residents said one week after the deadly storm left devastating flooding and widespread power outages. At least 31 of the more than 40 people killed by Hurricane Florence died in North Carolina, leaving Gov. Roy Cooper to declare it was “like nothing we have ever seen.”
But the outcry from Black residents in the aftermath of a natural disaster is familiar, and this latest instance was no different, according to a report published in the...
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Where Is I-40 Closed in North Carolina? Florence Flooding Closes Interstate Sections in North and South Carolina

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation warned residents that GPS systems were guiding drivers to inadvisable roads.
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