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Senate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief package

The Senate is pushing ahead Monday on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.

5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

More NC National Guard teams heading to aid in Puerto Rico recovery

More North Carolina National Guard men and women are heading to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery and relief efforts after Hurricane Maria.

Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returns to Cape Fear after 65-day patrol

The crew's primary missions during the patrol included search and rescue, and alien migrant interdiction and counter drug operations.

Lazy Pirate Restaurant teams up with non profit to raise funds for Puerto Rico storm victims

Each Wednesday, the bar and restaurant hosts a 501 (c) 3 non profit to help benefit.

Wilmington restaurant continues to raise money for hurricane victims

A few weeks ago we did a story on a Wilmington restaurant helping out the hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

Only 16% of Puerto Rico has power 3 weeks after Hurricane Maria

Three weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall, only 16 percent of Puerto Rico's residents have electricity, the Department of Defense said on Wednesday.

Wilmington woman seeking donations for Maria victims in Puerto Rico

She has sent some supplies to them, but is now asking the community to help. You can donate nonperishable foods, water, over the counter medicine, and more to the victims.

US hiring fell 33,000 in September, depressed by hurricanes

The U.S. shed 33,000 jobs in September because of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which closed thousands of businesses in Texas and Florida.

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Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

ReOpen NC and some Trump supporters were on one side of Jones Street. Biden supporters and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were on the opposite side.

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019. Meanwhile, in-person traffic at U.S. retail stores dropped 52%, according to Sensormatic.

1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.