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State approves $800 million toward Florence recovery

Legislators on Monday approved a second emergency spending plan a month after Florence slammed into the state.

North Carolina lawmakers mull Hurricane Florence spending

North Carolina lawmakers on Monday were ironing out decisions on spending hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up from Hurricane Florence and help the storm's victims.

North Carolina lawmakers return for second step on Florence aid

North Carolina lawmakers are going back to work to decide on approving hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up from Hurricane Florence and help the storm's victims.
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Cooper hopes Michael impacts won’t slow Florence recovery

With the recovery from Hurricane Florence just getting going in eastern North Carolina, the state is now waiting for another tropical strike in the form of Michael.
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Cooper unveils $1.5B Florence aid package, seeks $750M now

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper asked state legislators Wednesday for $750 million toward a proposed long-term $1.5 billion Hurricane Florence recovery effort, with an early focus on housing, farms, business and schools.
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New tracking system for rape kits, federal grant announced

North Carolina government's top lawyer says a new tracking system for pending sexual assault evidence kits and new funds toward completing untested kits sitting in local law enforcement agencies will help bring victims justice.
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North Carolina legislature back to work on Florence relief

The North Carolina legislature is back at work barely two weeks after Hurricane Florence left the state to address challenges for public schools and voters and to set aside matching money to tap into federal recovery dollars.
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First lady to visit Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, Egypt in October

Melania Trump plans to emphasize child welfare in Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt in October on her first extended solo international mission.

Florence special session to start week earlier than planned

Republican leaders in the General Assembly are calling on Gov. Roy Cooper to call for a special legislative session to deal with Hurricane Florence-related issues earlier than planned.

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