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Flooding from Hurricane Florence Still Threatening the Carolinas, Virginia

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Florence moved across western North Carolina early on Monday and continued to dump rain that has nowhere to go except to swell rivers, flood highways, and homes, and threaten more lives as it heads towards Virginia and New England. Flash floods, landslide warnings and “prolonged significant river flooding” throughout the region will continue for the […]

President Trump To Issue An Emergency Declaration On Opioids Next Week


U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would declare next week a national emergency on opioid abuse, a move that could give states access to federal funds to fight the drug crisis. The United States is battling a surge in opioid-related deaths, including 33,000 lives lost in 2015, more than any year on record, […]