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Hurricane victims frustrated with slow housing recovery

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina hurricane survivors are frustrated with the slow spending of federal long-term housing recovery funds. A May report from the General Assembly'...

Residents slapped with eviction notices after AP story

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two mobile home residents in North Carolina were hit with eviction notices Thursday, shortly after complaining to The Associated Press about spikes in their monthly lot rental. ...

Mobile home residents hit with soaring rent after hurricanes

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — For eight years, James Lesane paid what he could for his mobile home lot rental every month — $150. But in February, five months after Hurricane Florence flooded the Lumberton r...

North Carolina proposes smokable hemp ban as demand grows

CLIMAX, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is the latest state looking to ban smokable hemp. A bill containing the proposed ban passed the Senate in June and is now being considered in the House. ...

Fatal lion attack nets 3 'serious' violations for center

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina labor officials have cited an animal sanctuary for safety violations after a lion fatally mauled a 22-year old intern last December. The state Occ...

Shark attack survivor gets message from Robert Downey Jr.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teenager who lost a leg in a shark attack this month got a personal message from the actor who plays "Iron Man" in Marvel's superhero movies. Ro...