The unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent in September, the lowest since the Vietnam War. The economy added 134,00 jobs, fewer than expected because of losses from Hurricane Florence.
By Gretchen Frazee
Authorities are urging 8,000 people on the South Carolina coast to be prepared to flee flooding that is expected to being Tuesday.
By Gary D. Robertson, Martha Waggoner, Alan Suderman, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, Duke Energy says surging water breached a dam at a closed power plant near Wilmington, North Carolina, and could be spilling toxic coal ash into the Cape Fear river. Also, Tanzanian officials say at least…
New evacuation orders Friday forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that's beginning to feel like it will never end.
By Meg Kinnard, Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
By Michael Biesecker, Alan Suderman, Associated Press
Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River.
By Gary D. Robertson, Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press
In South Carolina crop damage has been estimated at $125 million so far.
In our news wrap Thursday, the death toll from Hurricane Florence rose to 41, as the long and slow recovery continues in the Carolinas. Also, today marked one year since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico. It’s estimated that nearly 3,000…
Duke Energy said Thursday that three inactive coal ash basins in Goldsboro, North Carolina, are underwater after Hurricane Florence. The electric utility said it's monitoring the site and only a small amount of ash has leaked. But the heavy flooding…
Celebrity chef Jose Andres has been on the ground in the Carolinas this week, helping victims of Hurricane Florence. As a "food first responder," Andres was also in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria tore through the island a year ago.
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