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Week # 2 - High School Football Scoreboard
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 08/25/2011 - 11:27pm.

Week number two started a day early this week due to the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Irene. Click full story in order to see all the scores from Thursday & Friday night from around North Carolina. Due to Friday's rain several games in the Raleigh area were not played.

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President declares emergency for North Carolina
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/25/2011 - 7:55pm.

FEMA announced that federal aid has been made available to North Carolina to supplement the state and local response efforts in the area due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Irene beginning on August 25, 2011, and continuing.

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HURRICANE IRENE: Hurricane newbies anxious as Irene approaches
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 08/25/2011 - 3:54pm.

video Preparing for Irene is stressful enough, but what about those who of you new to the area who have never been through a hurricane? We spoke with a few hurricane newbies about what they're going through right now and how they're preparing for Irene.

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HURRICANE IRENE: Surfers braving the waves at Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 08/25/2011 - 2:51pm.

video While some folks are leaving our beaches, others are packing up and heading to the waves. The surf's up at Wrightsville beach despite the potential dangers that comes with hitting these waves. Although the storm is not here yet, it's already causing a surge in the ocean and that has surfers excited.

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State price gouging law in effect due to Irene
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/25/2011 - 12:25pm.

North Carolina’s strong price gouging law is now in effect because a state of emergency has been declared due to Hurricane Irene, Attorney General Roy Cooper notified businesses and consumers today.

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New Hanover Co. lays out plans for Irene, schools to release early Friday
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/25/2011 - 11:10am.

New Hanover County leaders are getting ready for the effects of Hurricane Irene as the major storm moves north toward our coast. Elected leaders and emergency officials met this morning to figure out what to do to get the county ready for the storm, which could bring heavy rain, strong winds and high seas to our coast.

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