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Local News For Columbus, North Carolina

Saturday, September 22, 2018

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Florence sparks more evacuations in Carolinas as floodwaters rise
With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with nearly 3 feet of rain, new evacuation orders forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that's ...
Florence death toll rises to 43 as floods wreak havoc in CarolinasFox News
Small North Carolina Town Latest to Feel Florence's FuryU.S. News & World Report

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Wall Street Journal

Flood Shuts Down NC Power Plant, Sweeps Waste Into River
Wall Street Journal
River flooding caused the shutdown Friday of a natural-gas plant near Wilmington, N.C., after several breaches in a cooling lake were discovered and some waste tied to the facility's past as a coal-fired plant entered waterways. Duke Energy Corp. said ...
Coal ash likely entering North Carolina river, environmentalists sayCNN
Gray Muck in NC River Near Flooded Coal Ash DumpVoice of America
NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dumpSan Francisco Chronicle

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Ottawa Citizen

Dam breach at Duke plant in NC; Coal ash could spill
Ottawa Citizen
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River.


In North Carolina, Big Ag Tells You What Is 'Milk'
Jonathan Carey, Sentient Media. Senate Bill 711, also known as the North Carolina Farm Act of 2018, made the state the first to implement a law that would prohibit the use of the term “milk” for non-dairy products. Only beverages that come from “hoofed ...
Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from FlorenceABC News
NC hog farmers caught in conundrum: US loves pork, but not Big PorkChristian Science Monitor
Duke report shows spikes in health problems around NC hog farmsNews & Observer

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Charlotte Observer

DHS secretary: FEMA chief misused cars, but won't lose job
Charlotte Observer
The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator ...

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New York Times

North Carolina, After the Storm: What Travelers Need to Know - The ...
New York Times
While much of the state continues to deal with flooding associated with Hurricane Florence, some areas, including the Outer Banks, are open for business.
Hurricane Raises Questions About Rebuilding Along North ...The Epoch Times

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The Daily Tar Heel

UNC volleyball falls to Notre Dame, 3-0, at home in first match of ACC play
The Daily Tar Heel
The North Carolina volleyball team took on Notre Dame on Friday night, losing 3-0. The loss dropped the Tar Heels to 4-6 on the season, and 0-1 in ACC play. What happened? The Fighting Irish (7-4, 1-0 ACC) took it to UNC (4-6, 0-1 ACC) early in the ...
Ten things to know about UNC's opponent this week: Pitt PanthersNews & Observer
Tar Heels open ACC play against Panthers after canceled
UNC vs. Pitt: Tar Heel Blog BINGO has returnedTar Heel Blog (blog)
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Rail company blamed for Hurricane Florence flooding in North ...
Local leaders of Lumberton, North Carolina, believe that leading rail company CSX is to blame for the major flooding brought to their small town by Hurricane ...
Robeson County adjusts to 'new normal″The Fayetteville Observer
Lumber River expected to crest for the second time since FlorenceWTVD-TV
North Carolina town blames CSX for Hurricane Florence floodingWSAZ-TV

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Duke Chronicle

Duke women's soccer looks to extend win streak to 8 against No. 4 Virginia
Duke Chronicle
Coming off an impressive 2-0 victory at Miami Thursday evening, the Blue Devils have an opportunity to extend their winning streak to eight games this weekend. No. 12 Duke will host No. 4 Virginia Sunday at 2 p.m. at Koskinen Stadium hoping to continue ...
Duke hosts NC Central with Virginia Tech matchup
Here's how to watch NC Central at Duke football on SaturdayNews & Observer
Previewing 2018 Men's Soccer: DukeThe Heights

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Durham Herald Sun

Chapel Hill repeats call for moving UNC's Silent Sam statue | The ...
Durham Herald Sun
Chapel Hill leaders on Friday sent UNC Chancellor Carol Folt a letter once again asking the university to find a new home for Silent Sam, the Confederate ...
Chapel Hill officials again urge UNC to move 'Silent Sam' ::
After Silent Sam's Fall, Calls to Rename a Building at Duke Grow LouderThe Chronicle of Higher Education

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