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Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming’s role

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When he took the job 15 years ago, Horry County Emergency Manager Randy Webster figured his biggest disasters would be wind and surge rolling over his county's beaches, South Carolina's top tourist destination.

Hearing into unresolved US House race could find winner

Evidence collected over months and being unveiled Monday could reveal whether the nation's last undecided congressional election was either tainted by so much ballot-tampering that a winner cannot be declared - or that that the actual winner was unfairly denied the seat.

NC man accused of fracturing toddler’s skull

Bond has been set at $2 million for a Raleigh man he beat his girlfriend's baby, causing a skull fracture earlier this week, according to court documents.
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Dave Chappelle hand-delivers tickets to couple who got scammed on Craigslist

Deidra and Eddie Dickens bought the tickets for the special date night on Craigslist — only to realize they were fake.
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North Carolina lawmaker files bill to reinstate film tax credit program

Senator Harper Peterson has sponsored a bill in the General Assembly to reboot the state's film tax credit program.
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EPA hits Chemours for not notifying on new compounds

A chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds, the agency said this week.
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Insurance companies request homeowners’ rate increase for mobile home policies

The North Carolina Rate Bureau has filed a request to increase homeowners’ insurance rates for mobile home policies with the N.C. Department of Insurance.
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Adopted daughter gives North Carolina pastor transplant

Billy Houze is the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lawndale. An area of the state that's in desperate need.

Tillis doesn’t believe Trump’s national emergency is solution

County one of North Carolina's senators among Republicans who disagree with President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency to build a wall along the US border with Mexico.

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