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South Carolina shooting spree leaves one officer dead, six wounded

South Carolina shooting spree leaves one officer dead, six woundedSeven law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, when a gunman unleashed a hail of fire on police from inside a home on Wednesday near Florence, South Carolina, sparking a two-hour siege that ended with the suspect’s arrest, authorities said. “Fire was being shot all over,” Boone told reporters. An unspecified number of children who were inside the home with the gunman were all accounted for and safe after the suspect was taken into custody, ending a two-hour standoff, said Major Michael Nunn, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office.



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North Carolina Has A Massive Mosquito Problem After Hurricane Florence

North Carolina Has A Massive Mosquito Problem After Hurricane FlorenceSome of the largest known mosquitoes in the world are creating a buzz across



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F-35 fighter jet crashes in South Carolina, pilot ejects

F-35 fighter jet crashes in South Carolina, pilot ejectsThe pilot, the only person aboard the craft, ejected safely and was being checked for injuries, said a Pentagon spokesman, adding that there were no other injuries. It was a Lockheed Martin F-35B, a short take-off/vertical landing version of the F-35, said a U.S. military official, speaking on condition of anonymity. It was the first crash of an F-35 fighter jet since they became operational in 2006, said another military official, also speaking on the condition of anonymity.



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Deadly South Carolina plane crash

Deadly South Carolina plane crashA plane overshoots a runway and crashes into a fence, killing two. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.



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North Carolina woman charged after practicing veterinary medicine without a license while sheltering pets during Florence

North Carolina woman charged after practicing veterinary medicine without a license while sheltering pets during FlorenceA North Carolina animal rescuer Tammie Hedges is facing criminal charges for allegedly practicing veterinary medicine without a license while sheltering more than two dozen pets during the devastation of Hurricane Florence.



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10 days after Hurricane Florence, fresh chaos in S. Carolina

10 days after Hurricane Florence, fresh chaos in S. CarolinaYAUHANNAH, S.C. (AP) — More than a week ago, pastor Willie Lowrimore and some of his congregants stacked sandbags around their South Carolina church to protect it from the fury of Hurricane Florence.



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Dead fish cover North Carolina roads as flood waters recede after Hurricane Florence

Dead fish cover North Carolina roads as flood waters recede after Hurricane FlorenceFire crews dealing with the clean-up operation after Hurricane Florence are having to move thousands of dead fish from roadways after storm surges and flooded rivers brought shoals far inland. A team was deployed to interstate 40 where a large number of fish were hosed off the highway after the hurricane dropped eight trillion gallons of water on North Carolina.



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A North Carolina Power Plant Dam Has Been Breached by Florence Floodwaters

A North Carolina Power Plant Dam Has Been Breached by Florence FloodwatersIt's possible that coal ash from an adjacent dump is flowing into the Cape Fear River



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'Calm before storm,' Trump warns South Carolina after Florence deluge

'Calm before storm,' Trump warns South Carolina after Florence deluge“Over the next couple of days, it’s going to get rough in South Carolina… Whatever you need from Washington, we are there,” Trump told an official briefing in Conway, South Carolina. “Now it looks nice, but it’s really the calm before the storm,” he said referring to water draining into rising rivers after Florence’s epic deluge over the weekend. Trump visited a neighborhood in Conway where residents were loading moving vans in anticipation of more flooding.



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Trump surveys Florence storm damage in North Carolina

Trump surveys Florence storm damage in North CarolinaHanding out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words, President Trump sought Wednesday to soothe those who suffered losses in Hurricane Florence, declaring that “America grieves for you” as he surveyed damage the powerful storm left behind in parts of North Carolina.



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