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“No one was prepared”: Death toll from flooding in western Europe nears 200

The scale of the deadly flooding that hit huge swathes of Germany and Belgium was still becoming clear on Monday.

Death toll in catastrophic European flooding: at least 183 dead

Europe's devastating flood death toll rose to at least 183 on Sunday with hard-hit west Germany and Belgium reeling from fast-rising waters that destroyed neighborhoods, swallowed up streets and swept away cars.

Wobble in moon’s orbit to bring surge in flooding to most US coastlines in 2030s: NASA study

Coastal communities in the United States, be forewarned. A "dramatic" surge in high-tide floods is just over a decade away in the US, according to NASA.

Europe floods: Death toll over 100 as rescues continue

Officials have warned such disasters could become more common due to climate change.

House bill to shore up flood-prone NC areas gets panel’s OK

A House committee has approved legislation that would spend $220 million in part to shore up highways, rivers and coastal areas prone to flooding so that North Carolina can better withstand the next big storm.

Drenching rains flood homes, swamp cars in south Louisiana

Heavy rains have swept across southern Louisiana, flooding homes, swamping cars and closing a major interstate.

Alliance of Southeastern NC mayors and commissioners requesting funding from legislature to prevent flooding

The Eastern NC Recovery and Resilience Alliance leadership shared six legislative priorities for the NC General Assembly to consider as it allocates funding and shapes policy to help the region better prepare for, respond to, and recover from flood events.

Biden issues NC disaster declaration for November floods

North Carolina state government and local governments in nearly 20 counties can receive financial help from Washington following heavy rains and flooding in November now that President Joe Biden has issued a disaster declaration.

BCSO: Truck submerged in floodwaters after driving around barricade

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has released photos of a car submerged in floodwaters, saying it's the perfect example of why not to go around a barricade.

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Governor Cooper appoints new general counsel

Fletcher replaces William McKinney, who served as the Governor’s Legal Counsel from January 2017 until July 2021 and has returned to private practice.

‘Christmas in Harmony’ filming next week

Even though it's the dog days of August, a new movie production is making the Cape Fear think about the yuletide season.

‘American Idol’ to hold virtual auditions for NC, SC on Friday

You must be a legal U.S. resident born on or between June 2, 1992 and September 15, 2006 to participate this season.

‘There are only so many beds’: COVID-19 surge hits hospitals

Florida hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are suspending elective surgeries and putting beds in conference rooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria.