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Tillis announces bill to speed up Hurricane Matthew Assistance

Senator Thom Tillis is addressing the problem of slow distribution of federal assistance following natural disasters. Today he announced he would be introducing a bill in the U.S. Senate to help with it.

Carson’s office purchases broke law, government auditors say

Government auditors say Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson violated the law when his department spent more than $40,000 to purchase a dining set and a dishwasher for his office's executive dining room.

Facebook charged with housing discrimination by HUD

The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly allowing landlords and real estate brokers to systematically exclude groups such as non-Christians, immigrants and minorities from seeing ads for houses and apartments.
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House Democrats have plan to re-open government

House Democrats are introducing a package of bills Monday that would re-open the federal government without approving money for President Donald Trump's border wall.

Agencies hold disaster assistance workshop for Florence victims

Agencies around the area hosted a disaster assistance workshop Saturday for victims of Hurricane Florence.

Red Cross hopes to close last 2 Florence shelters Friday

Eight weeks to the day since Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, the American Red Cross hopes to close its last two emergency shelters Friday.

US Labor, HUD secretaries get first-hand look at Florence impact in Wilmington

HUD Secretary Ben Carson and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta heard first hand about the impact Hurricane Florence had on our area.

Representative talks plans for committee returning to address Hurricane Matthew relief

The Emergency Management Division told a Charlotte news outlet that only one county, Robeson, has been approved for any of the federal grant funds.

ONLY ON 3: Neighbor says smell from pool at foreclosed home a nuisance

videoBonnie Narron is hosting Thanksgiving this year for 15 people. Every year her family has a tradition of playing backyard games. But this year Narron fears that may not be possible because of a foul smell coming from the pool of a foreclosed house next door.

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