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October 14, 2018 - 11:38 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is putting up $40 million to support solar projects that include energy storage. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that the NY-Sun program will make the money available in early November to jumpstart the development of at least 50 megawatts of energy storage paired with...
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Union Point Park is flooded with rising water from the Neuse and Trent Rivers in New Bern, N.C. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and more is to come. (Gray Whitley/Sun Journal via AP)
September 14, 2018 - 7:35 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence was making a marathon landfall in North Carolina early Friday, pushing a life-threatening storm surge of floodwater miles inland and ripping apart buildings with screaming wind and pelting rain. More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing motel...
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Ocean water breeches to the dunes in Avon, N.C., as the first effects of Hurricane Florence reach Hatteras Island on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
September 13, 2018 - 1:32 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): ___ 1:15 p.m. An emergency management official in one of the most populated areas of coastal North Carolina says winds from the storm have already arrived and other impacts won't be far behind. New Hanover County...
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A lady walks under a pier while the surf rises Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
September 12, 2018 - 8:43 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence has canceled his planned trip to Georgia on Thursday because of the updated track of Hurricane Florence. The vice president's office says Pence will remain in Washington to monitor the...
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Marge Brown, 65, says goodbye to her father, George Brown, 90, before he is evacuated from a healthcare home in Morehead City, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. "I'd like to stay and see what happens. I'm 90 plus," said Brown, a WWII veteran who says he's survived a plane crash and severe burns from a laboratory fire where he once worked. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2018 - 5:40 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Yet another storm has formed in the Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center said Wednesday that Subtropical Storm Joyce has formed in the north Atlantic, but is not currently a threat to land. Joyce has maximum...
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Marge Brown, 65, says goodbye to her father, George Brown, 90, before he is evacuated from a healthcare home in Morehead City, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. "I'd like to stay and see what happens. I'm 90 plus," said Brown, a WWII veteran who says he's survived a plane crash and severe burns from a laboratory fire where he once worked. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2018 - 5:02 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The National Weather Service says more than 10 million residents in three states are under a storm watch or warning because of Hurricane Florence. There are 5.25 million people under hurricane warnings and watches...
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Marge Brown, 65, says goodbye to her father, George Brown, 90, before he is evacuated from a healthcare home in Morehead City, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. "I'd like to stay and see what happens. I'm 90 plus," said Brown, a WWII veteran who says he's survived a plane crash and severe burns from a laboratory fire where he once worked. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2018 - 4:32 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Duke Energy says damage from Hurricane Florence could cut off electricity to three-quarters of its 4 million customers in the Carolinas, and the outages could last for weeks. The country's No. 2 power company said...
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Marge Brown, 65, says goodbye to her father, George Brown, 90, before he is evacuated from a healthcare home in Morehead City, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. "I'd like to stay and see what happens. I'm 90 plus," said Brown, a WWII veteran who says he's survived a plane crash and severe burns from a laboratory fire where he once worked. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2018 - 3:56 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An official from South Carolina's Department of Natural Resources says officials are concerned about the potential for widespread flooding after Hurricane Florence's arrival, particularly in the northeastern part of...
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Wrightsville Beach Police officers check identification at the bridge to Wrightsville Beach, N.C., Wednesday, September 12, 2018. The island closed to non-residents at 8 a.m. The effects of Hurricane Florence in Southeastern North Carolina are expected to begin Thursday. (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 2:40 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Portions of the Georgia coast face a growing threat of strong winds as Hurricane Florence nears the Southeast coast, but officials there aren't calling for evacuations. Dennis Jones is director of the Chatham County...
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September 12, 2018 - 11:37 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — McDonald's customers in the Netherlands will soon be able to buy fast food for their electric cars as well as themselves. European utility company Vattenfall said Wednesday that its subsidiary Nuon has struck a deal to install two rapid charging stations each at 168...
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