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Hurricane Michael latest news from NC: Storm warnings, state of emergency

As Hurricane Michael moves inland in Florida, North Carolina is preparing for heavy rains and strong storms. From about 17:40. On Wednesday, a tidal wave was issued for much of central North Carolina, and a tropical storm warning for most of central and eastern North Carolina, according to the National Weather Service in Raleigh. Florence meets many of the same …

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The plaintiffs in the case N.C. Gerrymandering say new cards are not an option in November

A polling station in Charlotte this spring. A panel of three judges this week ruled that North Carolina's district maps are unconstitutional. (Chuck Burton / AP) The plaintiffs who persuaded federal judges to declare the Republican-drawn Congressional cards of North Carolina unconstitutional have "reluctantly concluded" that there is not enough time for the November elections be to draw new cards. …

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Electric bird scooters are now in Chapel Hill, NC

The hotly debated electric scooters that have appeared all over the country have now surfaced in the streets of Chapel Hill, but it's unclear how long they will stay. The arrival of the scooter is part of Californian company Bird, which is a six-week "university pop-up tour". It is unclear whether the scooters will stay there for the whole six …

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The Democratic candidate for the NC Legislature fails after the Mexican Sham Cannonade reappears

Cathy of Hassel-Davies (Facebook / CathyforNCHouse) A Democratic nominee for the North Carolina House of Representatives withdrew from her race on Wednesday after a 12-year-old blog speech about immigrants reappeared last week. "After the time to reflect and talk to my family, friends and the community leaders I have decided that it is not only in the best interest of …

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Tropical storm off NC Coast will be hurricane Monday: NWS

CHARLOTTE, NC – Tropical Storm Chris continues on the coast of North Carolina and is expected to become a hurricane on Monday as he winds northeast, forecasters said Sunday. The nearly stationary tropical storm is located about 160 miles south of It is expected that Cape Hatteras will reach orbit strong winds up to 110 miles per hour by 2pm …

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God is racist and white racist, says NC candidate

A website associated with a candidate for the North Carolina General Assembly says that God is a racist white racist and that Jews are descended from Satan. Russell Walker is a Republican nominee for State House District 48, including Scotland and Hoke On Tuesday, the Republican Party of North Carolina withdrew its support for Walker. "Due to recent behavior and …

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Supreme Court allowed most cards to be used in Texas, NC Gerrymandering cases

The court upheld three out of four district cards in Texas that critically discriminated against that minority Voters, but struck one down. In North Carolina, it extinguished a lower court opinion that had invalidated Congress cards there as an unconstitutional partisan Gerrymander. The decision on Monday marked another step by the Supreme Court regarding gerrymandering cases. Last week, the court …

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Floods, landslides, fallen trees close dozens of NC roads

Five deaths in North Carolina are now attributed to subtropical storm Alberto, and more than 50 roads in western NC counties are closed due to floods, mudslides and fallen trees. Among the deaths are two people who died on flooding on Wednesday and landslides caused a house collapsed near Boone, and a TV anchorman and photojournalist who were killed on …

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2 killed when NC house collapses after rainfall causing mudslide

Two people died after a house collapsed in North Carolina due to floods and mudslides, wbtv.com reported. The Boone Police Department confirmed that two people in Watauga County's apartment collapsed on Wednesday in Boone, North Carolina The collapse, which rescuers responded to at about 5:00 pm, is believed to have affected the storm The 24-hour period ended Wednesday morning and …

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Stormy weather in North Carolina kills TV reporter, photojournalist Mike McCormick of WYFF-TV, Greenville, SC, reported on a weather history on May 28, 2018 near Tryon, NC, when a tree fell on the vehicle in which he was driving.

and a photojournalist from the station stood [Photo: Courtesy of WYFF-TV, Greenville, SC.] GREENVILLE, SC – Bad weather on the border between North Carolina and South Carolina killed a TV station and the accompanying photographer, a South Carolina TV station reported Monday night. Anchor and reporter Mike McCormick and photographer Aaron Smeltzer, who worked for WYFF-TV, Greenville, South Carolina, were …

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