I-35 closes near downtown after water main break causes flooding

I-35 closes near downtown after water main break causes flooding

By Taylor Pettaway, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News Updated 7:40 am CDT, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Part of I-35 is closed after a water main break caused flooding. Part of I-35 is closed after a water main break caused flooding. Photo: Ken Branca Photo: Ken Branca Image 1 of / 9 Caption Close Image 1 of 9 Part of I-35 is closed after a water main break caused flooding. Part of I-35 is closed after a…

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After Dorian's Wrath: Little Miracles Amid A Painful Recovery

After Dorian's Wrath: Little Miracles Amid A Painful Recovery

Just over a month after Hurricane Dorian slammed into the northern Bahamas, parts of the island nation are still in ruins, thousands of people remain displaced and rebuilding has only just begun. “We are moving as quickly as we can to get up and running,” says Michael Jones. “But when that will be is anyone’s guess.” Jones is standing in front of the business he’s run in Marsh Harbour for the last eight years. It’s…

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Brunswick County culvert damaged by Hurricane Florence to be replaced

Brunswick County culvert damaged by Hurricane Florence to be replaced

Joey Chandler @ByJoeyChandler Tuesday Oct 15, 2019 at 3:17 PM Oct 15, 2019 at 3:19 PM Lane closures begin Wednesday BOILING SPRING LAKES — Replacements for a Brunswick County culvert damaged by Hurricane Florence start this month. Beginning Wednesday, the N.C. Department of Transportation will have intermittent lane closures on River Road (N.C. 133) in both directions as crews prepare to replace the failed culvert. A section of River Road will be closed to traffic while crews put in the new culvert starting Oct. 21…

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New Hanover receives $4M to remove Florence debris from creeks

New Hanover receives $4M to remove Florence debris from creeks

Smith Creek park on Oct. 15, 2019. (Photo: Tamara Norman) NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — More than a year after Hurricane Florence, New Hanover County has been awarded more than $4 million in federal assistance to remove debris and sedimentation from streams and waterways. Through the Emergency Watershed Protection Program, this will improve watersheds that were impacted by Florence debris, increasing water flow and reducing flooding threats to properties. – Advertisement – New Hanover…

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65 years ago, Hurricane Hazel became only Category 4 storm to hit North Carolina

65 years ago, Hurricane Hazel became only Category 4 storm to hit North Carolina

65 years ago Tuesday, Hurricane Hazel was etched in North Carolina lore forever. Hazel began in the Carribean Sea and strengthened to a category 4 storm. It crossed over Haiti and caused massive destruction. Hitting land caused it to weaken some, but the storm restrengthened over tropical waters. It made landfall on Oct. 15 near the North Carolina/South Carolina border as a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 140 miles per hour and a…

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Carolina Hurricanes auctioning off Backstreet Boys’ show-worn jerseys

Carolina Hurricanes auctioning off Backstreet Boys’ show-worn jerseys

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Backstreet Boys wearing Carolina Hurricanes gear (Photo: Carolina Hurricanes/Twitter) RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — Call it “a bunch of jerks” meets a bunch of hunks. If you want a lasting memory of when the Backstreet Boys came to Raleigh, you can now bid on the Carolina Hurricanes jerseys they wore during the show. Backstreet’s BACK (in red & black) Thanks for repping the #Canes & rocking @PNCArena, @backstreetboys! pic.twitter.com/MDEMFEnDDK —…

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Carolina Hurricanes auctioning off Backstreet Boys' show-worn jerseys

Carolina Hurricanes auctioning off Backstreet Boys' show-worn jerseys

Call it “a bunch of jerks” meets a bunch of hunks. If you want a lasting memory of when the Backstreet Boys came to Raleigh, you can now bid on the Carolina Hurricanes jerseys they wore during the show. When the group played at PNC Arena in August, they wore personalized jerseys with the number 19. Proceeds from the auction go to the Carolina Hurricanes Foundation. You can place a bid here. The auction ends…

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Coastal Bend chambers protest potential Texas Windstorm Insurance Association rate hike

CLOSE Area chambers of commerce joined together for a second rally to say “no” to a proposed windstorm rate increase. Rachel Denny Clow, Corpus Christi Caller-Times Some South Texas residents say windstorm insurance for their homes costs more than their property taxes. Dozens of Coastal Bend officials and business leaders gathered Monday morning at a press conference to protest a potential Texas Windstorm Association rate hike.  “My taxes are cheaper than my windstorm insurance,” Fulton Mayor…

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Japan storm victims felt worst had passed, then floods came

Japan storm victims felt worst had passed, then floods came

By KAORI HITOMI and MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press KAWAGOE, Japan — After the worst of Typhoon Hagibis passed over this town north of Tokyo, Kazuo Saito made sure there was no water outside his house and went to bed. He woke up a few times throughout the night to check, but by the time he woke for good on Sunday morning, the view outside his window was almost unrecognizable. “There was a huge river flowing…

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Worth Repeating: Jeff Reports On The Storm Of A Lifetime

Worth Repeating: Jeff Reports On The Storm Of A Lifetime

Jeff Goldblatt knew the devastation that natural disasters can exact on cities. One storm in particular left an indelible impression on him.  While covering Hurricane Katrina as a national correspondent for Fox News, Jeff saw chaos, desperation, despair and the breaking point to many.  This story was recorded 10.1.19 at Brick as part of Texas Public Radio’s live storytelling program Worth Repeating. If you have a story Worth Repeating email worthrepeating@tpr.org.

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Can math alone decide a windstorm insurance rate hike for the Texas coast?

Can math alone decide a windstorm insurance rate hike for the Texas coast?

Corpus Christi business leaders are preparing for a big fight Thursday against windstorm insurance rate hikes. On that day, the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association’s Actuarial & Underwriting Committee will meet in Austin. WHAT’S AN ACTUARIAL COMMITTEE It might help to know, first, what an “actuarial” is. The insurance industry employs people called “actuaries” who practice a discipline known as actuarial science. Actuaries are the people who tell insurers how much they need to charge you in…

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Spot Barnett, Inspiration To Both West Side And East Side Musicians, Dies At 83

Spot Barnett, Inspiration To Both West Side And East Side Musicians, Dies At 83

Spot Barnett, a saxophone player who became a San Antonio musical legend, died last week. Hector Saldana, music curator with the Witliff Collections, said Barnett straddled an era that came before him and the era that would follow. “He was at that crossroads of when the big band sound is changing to that R&B sound,” he said, “because he was very influenced by big band. But he was more influenced by that R&B that was…

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Severe weather possible Sunday, cool down coming in time for NC State Fair

Severe weather possible Sunday, cool down coming in time for NC State Fair

By Peta Sheerwood, WRAL meteorologist Raleigh, N.C. — A round of much-needed rain will arrive Sunday afternoon then leave before returning in the middle of the work week and bringing us much cooler temperatures. The lower half of Wake County and other counties south of the Triangle are under a level 1 risk for severe weather Sunday. The chance for rain and some storms is greatest Sunday afternoon and evening, with some rain also falling…

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Authorities: 3 deaths tied to Southern California wildfires

Authorities: 3 deaths tied to Southern California wildfires

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Three people have died at the scene of Southern California wildfires this week, authorities said Saturday, as firefighters aided by diminishing winds beat back a blaze on the edge of Los Angeles that damaged or destroyed more than 30 structures and sent a blanket of smoke across a swath of neighborhoods. Los Angeles officials said the fire in the city’s San Fernando Valley…

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Tropical Storm Melissa forms off Northeast coast

Tropical Storm Melissa forms off Northeast coast

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla — Tropical Storm Melissa has formed southeast of New England. The National Hurricane Center says Melissa is currently about 305 miles south-southeast of Nantucket, Mass. It’s packing 50 mph winds and chugging to the northeast at 12 mph. Forecasters expect the system to move away from the east coast of the United States and gradually weaken over the next couple of days.  Melissa could lose its subtropical characteristics as early as Saturday…

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Tropical Storm Melissa forms off northeast; will weaken

Tropical Storm Melissa forms off northeast; will weaken

MIAMI — A late-season tropical storm has formed off the coast of Massachusetts but is expected to weaken as it moves away from the U.S. The Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Melissa poses minor to moderate coastal flooding at high tide along some portions of the Mid-Atlantic and southeastern coasts throughout the weekend. On Saturday afternoon, Melissa had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph), with higher gusts, and was located about…

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Museum reveals ‘Deadly Dozen’ exhibit on deadliest hurricanes to impact the coast

Museum reveals ‘Deadly Dozen’ exhibit on deadliest hurricanes to impact the coast

SOUTHPORT,NC (WWAY) — The Southport Maritime Museum revealed it’s “Deadly Dozen” hurricane exhibit this weekend and it was quite a hit. The exhibit dives into the history of the 12 deadliest hurricanes that impacted the lower Cape Fear region. – Advertisement – “Brunswick County is one of the largest growing state’s in North Carolina so we have a lot of people who are coming into the region who aren’t familiar with hurricanes and I know…

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Emilio Nicolas, Media Pioneer And Founder of Univision, Dies At 88

Emilio Nicolas, Media Pioneer And Founder of Univision, Dies At 88

Emilio Nicolas, the businessman who built the largest Spanish-language television network in the United States, died on Saturday. He was 88. Emilio Nicolas and his wife Irma were a media power couple. Irma’s father, Raoul Cortez, started the first full-time Spanish-language radio and television stations in the U.S. in San Antonio: KCOR AM & TV. Guillermo Nicolas, son of Emilio and Irma, says his grandfather Raoul was charming, handsome, and determined. “Who opens a Spanish…

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With warming, get used to blackouts to prevent wildfires

With warming, get used to blackouts to prevent wildfires

By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON — Expect more preventative power blackouts in California as the climate gets hotter and drier and the wildfire season gets nastier and longer, scientists say. The Golden State already is fire-prone with lots of dry plants and woodlands — but add high winds that can knock down power lines or cause them to spark, then watch out, wildfire experts say. The darker outlook hits close to home for…

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Wildfire masks: How to best protect yourself from smoke during a fire

Wildfire masks: How to best protect yourself from smoke during a fire

To avoid breathing wildfire smoke, it’s important to have the right gear. Dust masks, bandanas and damp pieces of cloth won’t adequately protect you from inhaling fine particulate matter like PM2.5. “The tiny particles in the smoke and any other kind of PM2.5 can filter down into your lungs and get into your bloodstream,” according to AccuWeather meteorologist Faith Eherts. Experts recommend that you stick with masks specifically made to keep you safe. “The big…

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Southport maritime museum debuts 'Deadly Dozen' hurricane exhibit

Southport maritime museum debuts 'Deadly Dozen' hurricane exhibit

The museum’s new permanent exhibit charts the impacts of 12 influential storms from Hazel to Florence. WILMINGTON – Hurricane season may be nearing its end, but the N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport believes it is never too early or late to be prepared. On Saturday, the museum will officially debut its new exhibit, The Deadly Dozen, a permanent showcase of the 12 deadliest hurricanes to hit the Cape Fear region since 1954’s Hurricane Hazel. The…

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Houston mayoral debate touches on flooding, budget issues and more

Houston mayoral debate touches on flooding, budget issues and more

HOUSTON – Four candidates vying to be the next mayor of Houston will take the stage Friday at Houston Baptist University to debate the issues. The debate begins at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast live on KPRC 2 and streamed live at Click2Houston.com. To qualify for tonight’s debate, the candidates had to raise more than $50,000 in political contributions as of Oct. 7. Each of the candidates who met this criterion were invited to be a…

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Fall nor'easter becomes Subtropical Storm Melissa as it spins southeast of New England

Fall nor'easter becomes Subtropical Storm Melissa as it spins southeast of New England

By Dakin Andone, CNN CNN — The fall nor’easter spinning southeast of New England strengthened into Subtropical Storm Melissa on Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center. At 11 a.m. ET, the storm was about 190 miles south of Nantucket, Massachusetts, with maximum sustain winds of 65 mph. Despite the change in the storm’s status, its impacts are expected to remain the same. That means wind gusts up to 50 mph and coastal flooding from…

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Don’t suffer twice in a hurricane: How to avoid scams

Don’t suffer twice in a hurricane: How to avoid scams

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Too often people who are impacted the most by hurricanes find themselves victims again when it comes time to make repairs.  Scam artists flood hurricane devastated areas looking for easy money from people who are at their most vulnerable. It is possible to avoid scams, however.  Attorney Stacy Miller of the Miller Law Group says step one is to use reputable companies.  You should find…

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Authorities order 100,000 evacuated in California wildfire

Authorities order 100,000 evacuated in California wildfire

By STEFANIE DAZIO and JOHN ANTCZAK, Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A wildfire raged out of control along the northern edge of Los Angeles early Friday, forcing thousands of people from their homes as firefighters battled flames from the air and on the ground. Police Chief Michel Moore said mandatory evacuations encompassed about 100,000 people in over 20,000 homes. Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas said the fire had grown to more than 7 square miles (18…

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Subtropical Storm Melissa forms off US coast

Subtropical Storm Melissa forms off US coast

Subtropical Storm Melissa has formed southeast of New England. The National Hurricane Center says Melissa is currently about 190 miles south of Nantucket, Mass. It’s packing 65 mph winds and chugging along south-southwest at 3 mph. Melissa is expected to turn toward the east-northeast while increasing in forward speed Friday night and into the weekend. Forecasters expect the system to move away from the east coast of the United States and gradually weaken over the…

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Famous Hurricane Dorian Jeep coming to Charlotte Motor Speedway

Famous Hurricane Dorian Jeep coming to Charlotte Motor Speedway

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The famous Hurricane Dorian Jeep, that made its rounds on the internet, is headed to the Charlotte Motor Speedway later this month.  According to the speedway, the red Jeep Grand Cherokee will dry dock at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Oct. 17-19 Pennzoil AutoFair.   According to WMBF, Myrtle Beach Police came across an abandoned SUV near the shoreline in Myrtle Beach at the height of Hurricane Dorian. Police said that someone decided to…

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'Touchdown' Needs No Translation: Ruben Pizarro Marks 25 Years Of Calling UT Games In Spanish

'Touchdown' Needs No Translation: Ruben Pizarro Marks 25 Years Of Calling UT Games In Spanish

Ruben Pizarro has been calling the Texas–Oklahoma game for a quarter century. It wasn’t a job he set out to do. His sports broadcasting career began while he was in residency at a Monterrey medical school.  “They didn’t have scholarships,” Pizarro said. “So, I paid for my post-grad doing newspaper, TV and radio.” KUT’s Jimmy Maas reports Pizarro rose quickly through the ranks. He was assigned national TV play-by-play duties for the 1987 Rugby World…

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WEATHER ALERT: Tornado warning canceled for Montgomery County

WEATHER ALERT: Tornado warning canceled for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Montgomery County.  Here’s the latest information. Tornado Warning for…  Central Montgomery County in southeastern Texas… * Until 830 AM CDT. * At 754 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a  tornado was located just south of Lake Conroe Dam, or near Conroe,  moving east at 30 mph.   HAZARD…Tornado.   SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.   IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without …

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Kinston's Vivian Howard raising money for Ocracoke restaurant hit by Hurricane Dorian

Kinston's Vivian Howard raising money for Ocracoke restaurant hit by Hurricane Dorian

Kinston, N.C. — Kinston chef and PBS star Vivian Howard is raising money to help an Ocracoke restaurant recover from Hurricane Dorian. Howard, host of the award-winning PBS show, “​A Chef’s Life​,” is selling super soft gray short sleeve shirts emblazoned with the saying “One Island Under Tacos” on her website to benefit Eduardo Chavez’s beloved Ocracoke establishment ​Eduardo’s​ taco stand. As the eye of Hurricane Dorian moved past Ocracoke, a barrier island 26 miles…

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On 3 year anniversary of Hurricane Matthew, some Robeson County residents getting new homes

On 3 year anniversary of Hurricane Matthew, some Robeson County residents getting new homes

By Gilbert Baez, WRAL reporter Fairmont, N.C. — It’s been three years since Hurricane Matthew left a trail of destruction in North Carolina, and one of the hardest hit areas was Robeson County. On Wednesday, some residents in the county were able to show off their new homes that have been erected in the storm’s wake. Residents who survived that storm on Oct 8, 2016 say it is a day they’ll never forget. Hurricane Matthew…

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California Utility PG&E Implements Blackouts To Try And Prevent Wildfires

California Utility PG&E Implements Blackouts To Try And Prevent Wildfires

Copyright 2019 KQED. To see more, visit KQED. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: NPR is giving voters a chance to talk about their most important election year issues face-to-face with presidential candidates. When our co-host Michel Martin sat down with former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke, the conservative direction of the judicial branch was a topic of conversation. The Trump administration has now appointed about a quarter of all federal appeals court judges in addition to two…

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Sweeping Study Raises Questions About Who Benefits From Buyouts Of Flood-Prone Homes

Sweeping Study Raises Questions About Who Benefits From Buyouts Of Flood-Prone Homes

A broad analysis of federal records finds that homeowners hoping to relocate out of flood zones in the U.S. don’t have equal access to the main source of federal funding meant to help them. The study looked at more than 40,000 records for flood-prone homes that have been purchased by local governments with the help of the Federal Emergency Management Agency since the late 1980s. Such voluntary buyouts of flood-prone properties are an important policy…

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NC man plans to use lottery winnings to help Hurricane Dorian victims

NC man plans to use lottery winnings to help Hurricane Dorian victims

RALEIGH, N.C. — A Raleigh construction worker plans to use his $100,000 winning lottery ticket to help victims of Hurricane Dorian. Jerry Wood bought a Mega Cash scratch-off ticket for $20 on Tuesday at the Quality Food Mart on South Main Street in Wake Forest. After taxes, he took home $70,756. He said he plans to spend part of that helping people on Ocracoke Island, which experienced severe flooding from storm surge during the hurricane….

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NC man wins $100,000 lottery scratch off, vows to help hurricane victims

NC man wins $100,000 lottery scratch off, vows to help hurricane victims

Jerry Wood (Photo: NC Education Lottery) RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) — A Raleigh man plans to use his lottery winnings to help those devastated by Hurricane Dorian. Jerry Wood won $100,000, no doubt a stroke of good fortune. However, he knows there are less fortunate in the state who are still recovering from the storm. With his newfound winnings, Wood feels compelled to help. – Advertisement – “There’s a lot of people out on Ocracoke Island that still…

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Raleigh man wins $100,000 lottery scratch off, vows to help Hurricane Dorian victims

Raleigh man wins $100,000 lottery scratch off, vows to help Hurricane Dorian victims

RALEIGH (WTVD) — A Raleigh man plans to use his lottery winnings to help those devastated by Hurricane Dorian. Jerry Wood won $100,000, no doubt a stroke of good fortune. However, he knows there are less fortunate in the state who are still recovering from the storm. With his newfound winnings, Wood feels compelled to help. “There’s a lot of people out on Ocracoke Island that still need help,” Wood said. “We were able to…

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Raleigh man plans to use lottery winnings to help Hurricane Dorian victims

Raleigh man plans to use lottery winnings to help Hurricane Dorian victims

By Deborah Strange, WRAL digital journalist Raleigh, N.C. — A Raleigh construction worker plans to use his $100,000 winning lottery ticket to help victims of Hurricane Dorian. Jerry Wood bought a Mega Cash scratch-off ticket for $20 on Tuesday at the Quality Food Mart on South Main Street in Wake Forest. After taxes, he took home $70,756. He said he plans to spend part of that helping people on Ocracoke Island, which experienced severe flooding…

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Millions face planned power outages in California amid wildfire risk

Millions face planned power outages in California amid wildfire risk

SAN FRANCISCO, California — Bottled water and batteries were flying off the shelves at California stores as millions of customers prepared to live without electricity for days in the face of what Pacific Gas & Electric called an unprecedented wildfire danger. The utility announced that it was shutting off power to 800,000 customers in 34 northern, central and coastal California counties beginning as early as midnight Wednesday to reduce the chance of fierce winds knocking…

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Reimer records 47 saves as Hurricanes improve to 4-0

Reimer records 47 saves as Hurricanes improve to 4-0

Carolina Hurricanes goalkeeper James Reimer. (Photo: Carolina Hurricanes) SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Dzingel scored two goals and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 6-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory to begin the season, equaling the best start in franchise history. Teuvo Teravainen and Jordan Staal each had a goal and an assist for Carolina, which scored four times in the first period and opened a 5-0 lead after 21½ minutes….

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Fair Bluff still struggling 3 years after Hurricane Matthew

Fair Bluff still struggling 3 years after Hurricane Matthew

FAIR BLUFF, NC (WWAY) — Tuesday marks three years since Hurricane Matthew. More than $1 billion in state and federal money has been spent on recovery, but many are still struggling. One area especially devastated was the town of Fair Bluff in Columbus County. As many were just beginning to recover, Hurricane Florence flooded the town again just two years later. – Advertisement – “It was a disaster,” said Fair Bluff Mayor Billy Hammond. “We…

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Carolina Hurricanes start season 4-0 for first time in franchise history

Carolina Hurricanes start season 4-0 for first time in franchise history

SUNRISE, Fla. (WTVD) — The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Florida Panthers 6-3 on Tuesday night to start the season 4-0 for the first time in franchise history. The Canes dominated the first period against the Panthers, putting up four goals on 13 shots. James Reimer had 47 saves. Tuesday’s game was the Canes only visit to the BB&T Center this regular season and they made the most of it, jumping out early and never looking…

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Harris Co. urges residents to apply for FEMA

Harris Co. urges residents to apply for FEMA

HOUSTON (FOX 26) – If you flooded during Tropical Storm Imelda, you can now apply for FEMA assistance. Harris county Is alerting its residents on how to apply for the assistance after an estimated 2,615 homes and 66 businesses flooded during tropical storm Imelda.  In Huffman it’s going to take a lot of work to make homes livable again after flood waters from Luce Bayou devastated homes in the Lochshire Subdivision. “Every home in the…

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3 years later: Cumberland County residents still recovering after Hurricane Matthew

3 years later: Cumberland County residents still recovering after Hurricane Matthew

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) — On Oct. 8, 2016, one of the most devastating hurricanes in history made landfall north of Charleston, South Carolina. Hurricane Matthew grew to a Category 5 storm and made landfall in Haiti and Cuba as a major hurricane. The storm then moved toward Florida and turned north, following the coastline until it made landfall as a Category 1 storm in South Carolina. The storm directly caused 34 deaths in the…

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Spurs' trip to Miami for preseason game Tuesday all business for ex-Hurricane Walker

Spurs' trip to Miami for preseason game Tuesday all business for ex-Hurricane Walker

SAN ANTONIO — SPURS PRESEASON SCORES, SCHEDULE Saturday: Orlando Magic 125, Spurs 89, Saturday, AT&T Center Tuesday: at Miami, 6:30 p.m. Sunday: vs. New Orleans, 3 p.m., AT&T Center Oct. 16: at Houston, 7 p.m. Oct. 18: vs. Memphis, 7:30 p.m., AT&T Center  Spurs guard Lonnie Walker IV isn’t the kind of guy who kids himself. An earnest worker, Walker knows he can’t afford to slack off if he hopes to break into the Spurs’ rotation…

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Will a 3-year hurricane streak be snapped this October?

Will a 3-year hurricane streak be snapped this October?

October is too early for Christmas sales, songs and decorations. And it should be too late in most places for summer weather, summer wear, and summer hurricanes, right? While the flip flops certainly should be flipped, hurricane season is far from over. Several of the most deadly, destructive hurricanes have struck the United States in October, including Hurricane Michael last year, which has its one-year anniversary on October 10. “Michael and Sandy are the two…

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FEMA offering assistance to anyone affected by Tropical Storm Imelda

FEMA offering assistance to anyone affected by Tropical Storm Imelda

HOUSTON – FEMA is now offering assistance to anyone affected by Tropical Storm Imelda.  Homeowners, some renters and businesses are all eligible to apply. Applications will be available until Dec. 3. Reported damages require an onsite FEMA inspection and application will be contacted 10 days after submitting an application.  For those who qualify for a grant, FEMA will provide a check or a direct deposit and a letter explaining how to use the money. If…

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Reimagined hurricane exhibit to debut at maritime museum

Reimagined hurricane exhibit to debut at maritime museum

North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport (Photo: Facebook) SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — The updated hurricane exhibit at the N.C. Maritime Museum in Southport debuts just days shy of the 65th anniversary of Hurricane Hazel’s landfall. The museum, located at 204 E. Moore St. in Southport, will officially debut the redesigned and enhanced hurricane exhibit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 in the museum’s gallery. – Advertisement – In addition to the updated…

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