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  1. Iconic NC resort closing until spring due to Hurricane Florence damage Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WSOCTV

    One of North Carolina's best-known hotels will be closed for months due to damage from Hurricane Florence. The Blockade Runner Beach Resort, part of the Wrightsville Beach landscape for 55 years, announced Wednesday it will close for renovations and hopes to open in the early spring.

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  2. UNC leader apologizes for school's history of slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WSOCTV

    The chancellor of North Carolina's flagship public university apologized Friday for the school's history of slavery, adding that words alone are not enough to atone for using enslaved people to build and maintain the campus. "As chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I offer our university's deepest apology for the profound injustices of slavery, our full acknowledgment of the strength of enslaved peoples in the face of their suffering, and our respect and indebtedness to them," Chancellor Carol Folt said during a celebration of the school's 225th anniversary.

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  3. Delaware woman charged with murder in wrong-way car crash Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WSOCTV

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  4. University acts to make up for time lost due to Florence Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | WSOCTV

    A North Carolina university has canceled its fall break and pre-exam reading day to help make up for time lost due to Hurricane Florence. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the UNC Board of Governors approved Tuesday a waiver of 150 to 200 minutes of lost class time for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

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  5. Clemson to play UNC Wilmington for hurricane relief game Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | WSOCTV

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  6. NC man dies from bacteria infection during Florence aftermath clean-up Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | WSOCTV

    A North Carolina man has died from a bacterial infection he contracted in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, according to CNN . Doctors in Wilmington said Ron Phelps scraped his leg while cleaning up his yard in the days after the hurricane.

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  7. After Florence, communities work to keep mosquitoes at bay Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | WSOCTV

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  8. Tattered flag famous from Florence auctioned for Red Cross Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | WSOCTV

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  9. The Latest: Florence evacuations continue as rivers riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | WSOCTV

    North Carolina legislators say they're working on a disaster relief bill that will address extended public school closures and teacher pay issues resulting from Hurricane Florence. Republican state education leaders announced Monday in Wilmington that they're planning legislation designed to ensure teachers at still-shuttered schools that they will get paid without using vacation time.

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  10. UNC Wilmington opening practice at UNC due to Florence Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WSOCTV

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  11. The Latest: Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WSOCTV

    The company says the overtopping of Grainger ash pond No. 1 occurred about 9 a.m. Saturday along the intake canal wall of the dike.

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  12. NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WSOCTV

    Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant Friday where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters. Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said Friday the utility doesn't believe the breach at the L.V. Sutton Power Station poses a significant threat of increased flooding to nearby communities.

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  13. Dam breach at Duke plant could spill coal ash into Cape Fear RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WSOCTV

    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.

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  14. Floodwaters inundate lake at Duke power plant, raising alarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WSOCTV

    Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike there and inundated a large lake, raising concerns of a potential breach. The dam containing Sutton Lake appeared stable and Duke officials were monitoring it with helicopters and drones, Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said Thursday, calling it "an evolving situation."

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  15. After Florence's ferocity, exhaustion sets in on Wilmington Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WSOCTV

    The sun rises blazing hot over Wilmington, and the line for ice is shorter than it was the day before. The lines across town for tarps and bottled water have dwindled, as well, and Brian Gray takes that as a hopeful sign that desperation is giving way to something else.

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  16. The Latest: Emergency at closed coal-fired power plant in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WSOCTV

    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster says the state's financial losses from Florence are estimated at more than $1.2 billion. Among the breakdowns included in McMaster's letter is an estimated $125 million hit to South Carolina's agriculture industry.

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  17. Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarmWILMINGTON, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WSOCTV

    Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike at the facility and inundated a large lake, raising concerns of a potential breach. The dam containing Sutton Lake appeared stable and Duke officials were monitoring it with helicopters and drones, Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said Thursday, adding that it was "an evolving situation."

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  18. Floods prevent inspectors from studying environmental harmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WSOCTV

    Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina, with tell-tale trails of rainbow-colored sheen indicating potential contamination visible on top of the black floodwaters. However, conditions remain so bad more than five days after Hurricane Florence made landfall that the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality said its inspectors have been unable to visit the hardest hit areas or collect samples of the floodwater for lab testing.

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  19. The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WSOCTV

    Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. Frustration and sheer exhaustion are building as thousands of people wait to go home seven days after the storm began battering the coast.

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  20. Regulators: NC flooding too bad to tally environmental harm Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WSOCTV

    Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina, with tell-tale trails of rainbow-colored sheen indicating potential contamination visible on top of the black floodwaters. However, conditions remain so bad more than five days after Hurricane Florence made landfall that the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality said its inspectors have been unable to visit the hardest hit areas or collect samples of the flood water for lab testing.

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