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Hurricane Michael is no more. The violent storm that ripped through the Southeast, leaving a trail of death and destruction from Florida to Virginia, finally moved off the coast over the Atlantic Ocean overnight. It is now known as Post-Tropical Cyclone Michael.

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With another hurricane on the horizon, weather agencies are predicting the potential impacts as Tropical Storm (now Hurricane) Michael prepares to land in Florida and the Carolinas.

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A major law enforcement operation targeting drug trafficking in and around Indian Country has resulted in the arrest of more than 75 individuals on federal, state and tribal charges, announced Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke and Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for Western N.C.

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A Nebo man is facing multiple charges after leading Burke County police on a high-speed chase into McDowell County last Thursday.

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President Donald Trump reassured residents of storm-damaged North Carolina on Wednesday that "we're giving you a lot of help" as he toured areas still dealing with flooding, power outages and road and school closures from Florence, considered among the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history.

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As McDowell recovers from Hurricane Florence’s impact, emergency agencies confirm at least five homes damaged locally and multiple storm-related calls in its wake.

KINSTON, N.C. - Communities across the Carolinas became cut off and turned into virtual islands Sunday as floodwaters blocked roads, ports remained closed and officials warily monitored damaged utility systems and 3,300 "hog ponds" loaded with manure. The rivers continue to rise, with some unlikely to crest for several more days.

LUMBERTON, N.C. - North Carolina officials warned residents Saturday not to become "complacent" about Tropical Storm Florence, which, despite weaker-than-expected winds, is poised to cause historic flooding and devastation for many days across much of the region.

LUMBERTON, N.C. - The call went out through Facebook at a little past noon on Friday: Volunteers needed immediately to fill sandbags and dam up a railway channel where floodwaters have emerged before.

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, battering the region with water and wind, threatening to unleash widespread destruction and stranding some people.

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Hurricane Florence will move inland Friday, slowly progressing westward across the Carolinas through early next week. The storm will gradually weaken over the region, though heavy rain will continue even after winds taper off. Soils will become saturated and flash flooding is likely to devel…

Hurricane Florence, a large and dangerous Category 2 storm, is about a day away from crashing into the coast of the Carolinas, where conditions will begin to rapidly deteriorate Thursday. It marks the beginning of a prolonged assault from wind and water, which - by the time its over - is likely to bring devastating damage and flooding to millions of people in the Southeast.

Editor’s note: N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein sat down with reporter Shawn Taylor to discuss several state issues on Tuesday. Among them was the toppling Monday night of the “Silent Sam” Confederate monument on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill. Here is what Stein, a Democrat, had to say.