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Whitmer: $600M Flint water deal a step toward making amends

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says a proposed $600 million deal between the state of Michigan and Flint residents harmed by lead-tainted water is a step toward making amends.

Allegiant serving three new routes to Myrtle Beach customers

Allegiant Air announced Wednesday they will be servicing three new seasonal routes into Myrtle Beach.

Michigan scrambles to address chemical contaminants in water

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, have been detected at military bases, water treatment plants and, most recently, an old industrial dump site for footwear company Wolverine World Wide.

Wilmington mom takes GenX worries into her own hands

It has been exactly one month since Starnews broke the story about GenX being discovered in the Cape Fear River, and the question of whether our water is safe to drink is still up in the air.

Michigan airport evacuated after officer seen bleeding from neck

Officials on Wednesday evacuated an airport in Flint, Michigan, where a witness said he saw an officer bleeding from his neck and a knife nearby on the ground.

Flint water lead levels now below federal limit

The finding by the Department of Environmental Quality is good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have grappled with the man-made water crisis since 2014.

6 more Michigan public workers charged in Flint water crisis

Six current or former state employees were charged Friday with misconduct and other crimes in the Flint water crisis, bringing to nine the number of public officials facing prosecution over the lead contamination that alarmed parents across the country.

3 charged with several crimes in Flint water crisis

Two state regulators and a Flint employee were charged Wednesday with evidence tampering and several other felony and misdemeanor counts related to the Michigan city's lead-tainted water crisis.

Flint residents await interviews with federal investigators

Federal investigators are heading to Flint, Michigan, this weekend to interview residents who complained early on to the federal government about problems with the city's water supply.

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Sheriff: 1 wounded in shooting at NC haunted house

Authorities say one person was wounded in a shooting at a Halloween haunted house attraction in North Carolina.

Greensboro taking steps toward more transparency with police

City officials in the North Carolina city of Greensboro say they plan to spend more time studying police interactions with the public and to regularly release information on police officers’ job performance.

Trump campaign sues to block mail-in ballot rule changes

President Donald Trump’s campaign committee and the Republican National Committee has sued to block North Carolina election officials from enforcing rule changes that could boost the number of ballots counted in the presidential battleground state.

Walker lost in North Carolina woods saved after 2-day search

A 31-year-old woman has been rescued after a search to find her in a patch of thick North Carolina woods spanned two days.