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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities and residents in Florida were keeping a cautious eye on Tropical Storm Ian as it rumbled through the Caribbean on Sunday, expected to continue gaining strength and become a major hurricane in the coming days on a forecast track toward the state.

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NEW BERN – North Carolina Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) will be hosting a Third District U.S. Service Academy Day for all interested 7th-12th grade students this Saturday, September 24th, 2022 at Craven Community College from 10:00am-12:30pm. All interested parents, educators, and pr…

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In competitive races across the U.S., Republican candidates are distancing themselves from their party's most controversial policies and people — namely, abortion and former President Donald Trump — as Election Day approaches.

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NEW BERN – North Carolina Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) will be hosting a Third District U.S. Service Academy Day for all interested 7th-12th grade students this Saturday, September 24 at Craven Community College from 10 am-12:30 pm.

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The state Division of Marine Fisheries announced that it has distributed more than $7.6 million in federal financial relief to eligible members of fishing industries that sustained income losses or damages from 2018’s Hurricane Florence.

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The Southern Baptist Conventions' top administrative body voted to cut ties with two congregations on Tuesday — an LGBTQ-friendly church in North Carolina that had itself quit the denomination decades ago and a New Jersey congregation it cited for “alleged discriminatory behavior.”

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger on Tuesday called an offer from state hospitals to expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of the working poor “not a serious proposal,” saying loosened regulations for medical construction projects didn't go far enough.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger on Tuesday called an offer from state hospitals to expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of the working poor “not a serious proposal,” saying loosened regulations for medical construction projects didn't go far enough.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's administration has rewritten Virginia's model policies for the treatment of transgender students, issuing guidance for school divisions that would roll back some accommodations and tighten parental notification requirements.

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HAVANA (AP) — Tropical Storm Fiona threatened to dump up to 16 inches (41 centimeters) of rain in parts of Puerto Rico on Saturday as forecasters placed the U.S. territory under a hurricane watch and people braced for potential landslides, severe flooding and power outages.

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Archaeological looting is a serious problem on the Tennessee Valley Authority’s vast land holdings in a seven-state area where an estimated 12,500 archaeological sites have been identified.

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RALEIGH (AP) — State Treasurer Dale Folwell confirmed Friday that he is strongly considering a run for North Carolina governor in 2024. That could put the veteran elected leader in a Republican primary with Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, whose political profile has grown widely since his 2020 victo…