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September 11, 2018 - 11:20 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricanes Florence South Carolina's governor has ordered more than a million people living along the state's coast to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence. Gov. Henry McMaster says he's preparing the state for winds as powerful as Hurricane Hugo, which plowed...
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September 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
By JENNIFER KAY , Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic, according to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center. Though weakened to a tropical storm, Florence was...
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August 13, 2018 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The company that makes Wrangler and Lee jeans is breaking off its denim division to focus on its fast-growing outdoor and activewear business as Americans swap out jeans for yoga pants. VF Corp. said Monday the non-denim division would include its other well-known brands, The North...
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August 06, 2018 - 3:52 pm
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — A teenager who held up a North Carolina lemonade stand for $17 was still at large Monday, and authorities said they hoped to track him through surveillance footage and possible DNA and fingerprint tests. Neighbors were asked to check their home security cameras for possible...
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August 01, 2018 - 3:54 pm
By KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will impose sanctions on two Turkish officials over a detained American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges, the White House announced Wednesday. President Donald Trump warned last week that he might impose...
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July 23, 2018 - 4:31 pm
CURRITUCK, N.C. (AP) — A system to charge non-residents for parking on some beaches of a North Carolina county is being challenged in court. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports the Virginia Four Wheel Drive Association has sued in Currituck County Superior Court. The lawsuit seeks a court...
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July 19, 2018 - 4:19 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (wrva.com) – A Virginia Beach man is sentenced to 20 years in prison for multiple bank robberies committed throughout Virginia and North Carolina. According to court documents, Russell T. Carter, 50, committed 11 bank robberies and one attempted bank robbery beginning in March 2016...
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June 18, 2018 - 4:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions. Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik), Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and the...
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June 05, 2018 - 1:24 pm
Danville, VA _ Seven-month-old Emma Grace Kennedy has been found safe, and her father, Carl Ray Kennedy, has been arrested. Danville Police, FBI, Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Secret Service arrested Kennedy in Randleman, N.C. He is in custody in North Carolina. Emma Grace Kennedy...
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May 30, 2018 - 7:54 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mudslides triggered by the soggy remnants of Alberto forced evacuations below a dam and closed an interstate highway in the western mountains of North Carolina on Wednesday. Forecasters warned that the leftovers of the Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm are still...
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