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  1. Carolinas order more evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | NWAonline

    Travel remained dangerous Saturday in southeastern North Carolina, where the governor warned of "treacherous" floodwaters more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall, and urged residents to stay alert for flood warnings and evacuation orders. Gov. Roy Cooper said nine of the state's river gauges are at major flood stage and four others are at moderate stage, while parts of Interstates 95 and 40 will remain underwater for another week or more.

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  2. Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NWAonline

    The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two mental health patients who drowned when a sheriff's van was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with thousands of evacuees not to return home just yet. President Donald Trump, meanwhile, arrived in storm-ravaged North Carolina on Wednesday, visiting a church in the hard-hit coastal of town New Bern where volunteers have been handing out food to storm victims.

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  3. Rescuers keep busy in CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | NWAonline

    Emergency workers rushed into beleaguered cities in the Carolinas on Monday as residents struggled with the aftermath of a storm that damaged tens of thousands of homes, drenched the area with record rains and triggered floodwaters that are not expected to recede for days. Water levels were rising in some places Monday as rainfall from the storm -- which made landfall as a hurricane and then swamped the region even as it weakened -- pushed rivers over their banks.

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  4. Florence swamps CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | NWAonline

    Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. "The risk to life is rising with the angry waters," Gov. Roy Cooper declared as the storm's death toll climbed to 17. The storm continued to crawl westward, dumping more than 30 inches of rain in spots since Friday, and fears of historic flooding grew.

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  5. Florence on deadly slog westRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | NWAonline

    Florence, the powerful storm that has already left at least 11 people dead and nearly 1 million without power on the East Coast, moved inland at an ominously sluggish pace Saturday. A day after blowing ashore near Wilmington, N.C., with 90 mph winds, Florence crawled west at 2 mph and poured on the rain.

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  6. Florence lays rainy siegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | NWAonline

    Tropical Storm Florence continued to thrash the Carolinas on Friday evening with fierce winds, driving rain and catastrophic flooding. Downgraded from hurricane strength after making landfall near Wilmington, N.C., the storm had killed at least four people, authorities said, and trapped hundreds of others whose rescues continued as night fell.

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  7. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | NWAonline

    The sixty-third session of the Southern Baptist convention came to an unexpectedly early close today, leaving considerable unfinished business. Among it was the action condemning "some Baptist and secular universities," as "reeking with German kultur."

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  8. BattleshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | NWAonline

    Her nickname was "Showboat," but her christened name was USS North Carolina , the most decorated American battleship of World War II. She and her sister ship, U.S.S. Washington , were the last of the "standard" design battleships that originated with the USS Oklahoma and USS Nevada .

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  9. FERC head asks for vote delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | NWAonline

    Duke Energy crews remove coal ash from old refuse ponds at a steam plant in Wilmington, N.C., in November. Critics of a proposal to subsidize coal production say such a move could prevent aging plants from closing even if they're not economical to run.

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