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Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill

President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires.

Celeb chef José Andrés calls fired cafeteria worker a ‘hero’

The plight of a fired school cafeteria worker in New Hampshire has caught the attention of award-winning chef José Andrés.

Watchdog: FEMA wrongly released personal data of victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires.

Chef who fed hurricane victims in Wilmington up for Nobel Prize

A chef who came to Wilmington after Florence to feed hurricane victims has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Hurricane’s death toll in Puerto Rico put at nearly 3,000

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 people in Puerto Rico in the desperate, sweltering months after the storm with the elderly and impoverished most affected, according to an independent study ordered by the U.S. territory.

Puerto Rico, USVI expect heavy rain from Beryl remnants

Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands braced for heavy rains and strong winds Monday as remnants of the new season's first hurricane provided an initial test of how far they've recovered from last year's devastating storms.

2018 WWAY StormTrack3 Hurricane Special

The WWAY StormTrack3 Weather Team gets you ready for another storm season with expert advice and a look back at what happened last year, including the lingering impacts.

STUDY: Maria likely led to deaths of more than 4,600 people in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, which pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017, is likely responsible for the deaths of more than 4,600 people -- some 70 times higher than official estimates, U.S. researchers said Tuesday.

Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the U.S. territory struggles with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.

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New Hanover County elementary students looking forward to full-time in the classroom

Many children enjoyed the sunshine on Friday at Long Leaf Park before heading back to the classroom full time on Monday.

Car accidentally crashes into PTs Grille in Porters Neck

The PTs Grille in Porters Neck is back open after a car crashed into the burger joint earlier this week.

Deputies: Two more people charged in missing Bladen County woman’s murder

Two more people have been charged in the murder of a missing Bladen County woman. 

Dr. Cohen, Rev. Barber get COVID-19 vaccines

The secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Mandy Cohen, and the Rev. William Barber got their COVID-19 vaccines Friday at the PNC Arena mass vaccination clinic in Raleigh.