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Patrick Rucker

After Florence floods, the uninsured awaken to painful reality

Sep 18 2018

HOPE MILLS, N.C. Flood insurance was far from Stephanie Walker's mind in 2015 when she moved her family into a home in Fayetteville in central North Carolina, nearly 200 miles (320 km) from the coast.

Rising flood waters from Florence menace Carolinas

Sep 18 2018

WILMINGTON/FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept 18 Rising flood waters threatened communities across the Carolinas on Tuesday as storm Florence menaced the U.S. Northeast with heavy rains and tornadoes after killing at least 32 people.

Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge

Sep 17 2018

WILMINGTON/FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. Rescue teams were trying to reach hundreds of people on Monday and racing against rising rivers and floods that could last for days after Florence dumped record rain on the Carolinas and killed at least 31 people. | Video

UPDATE 5-Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge

Sep 17 2018

* Damage could reach $22 billion, Moody's says (Adds details on rescues, damage estimates)

RPT-N.Carolina's raging rivers from storm Florence test beefed-up defenses

Sep 17 2018

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept 16 Deadly storm Florence's historic rainfall is testing the best efforts by many North Carolina cities to bolster their defenses against flooding since Hurricane Matthew inundated the eastern part of the state two years ago.

North Carolina's raging rivers from storm Florence test beefed-up defenses

Sep 16 2018

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. Deadly storm Florence's historic rainfall is testing the best efforts by many North Carolina cities to bolster their defenses against flooding since Hurricane Matthew inundated the eastern part of the state two years ago.

North Carolina's raging rivers from storm Florence test beefed-up defences

Sep 16 2018

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. Deadly storm Florence's historic rainfall is testing the best efforts by many North Carolina cities to bolster their defences against flooding since Hurricane Matthew inundated the eastern part of the state two years ago.

Florence seen testing North Carolina environmental codes on toxic hog waste

Sep 15 2018

RALEIGH, N.C./NEW YORK Tropical Storm Florence could taint North Carolina waterways with murky coal ash and toxic hog waste as heavy rains test environmental rules written with milder weather in mind, carrying the risk of contaminating water with bacteria like salmonella, officials said on Friday.

RPT-Florence seen testing N. Carolina environmental codes on toxic hog waste

Sep 15 2018

RALEIGH, N.C./NEW YORK, Sept 14 Tropical Storm Florence could taint North Carolina waterways with murky coal ash and toxic hog waste as heavy rains test environmental rules written with milder weather in mind, carrying the risk of contaminating water with bacteria like salmonella, officials said on Friday.

Florence seen testing North Carolina environmental codes on toxic hog waste

Sep 14 2018

RALEIGH, N.C./NEW YORK Tropical Storm Florence could taint North Carolina waterways with murky coal ash and toxic hog waste as heavy rains test environmental rules written with milder weather in mind, carrying the risk of contaminating water with bacteria like salmonella, officials said on Friday.

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