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Charges have been dismissed against the woman who was arrested after taking in 27 abandoned cats and dogs during Hurricane Florence

Charges have been dismissed against the woman who took in animals during Hurricane Florence, the Wayne County Government said in a press release on Tuesday. Tammie Hedges had been charged with 12 counts of misdemeanour practice and attempted veterinary medicine without a licence, including allegedly administering antibiotics. The animals’ health […]
Charges have been dismissed against the woman who was arrested after taking in 27 abandoned cats and dogs during Hurricane Florence
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This couple spends their free time rescuing people in the aftermath of hurricanes — here’s what it’s been like for them in North Carolina

When Hurricane Florence hit, Nancy Shipley and Ian Beaumont rushed to North Carolina to help with rescue efforts and disaster recovery. The husband and wife run an adventure travel company called What’s Next Adventures. But their skill set has proven useful in hurricane situations. Shipley and Beaumont told Business Insider […]
This couple spends their free time rescuing people in the aftermath of hurricanes — here’s what it’s been like for them in North Carolina
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‘It was a really brutal, gruelling experience’: A reporter describes what it was like on the ground at the height of Hurricane Florence’s fury

Business Insider sent two reporters to cover Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. After spending 10 hours embedded with a Marine unit, they got stuck in Jacksonville as the flood waters rose around them. “It was a really brutal, gruelling experience,” reporter Daniel Brown said of covering the storm. Here’s their […]
‘It was a really brutal, gruelling experience’: A reporter describes what it was like on the ground at the height of Hurricane Florence’s fury
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‘We just don’t want people to think this is over’: Florence continues ravaging the Carolinas as the death toll climbs, rivers overflow, and tornadoes threaten to strike

Hurricane Florence is tearing through the Carolinas with disastrous flooding and record-setting rainfall. “We just don’t want people to think this is over because it’s not. It’s not anywhere,” North Carolina governor Roy Cooper said on Saturday. The storm has killed a reported 17 people so far, and officials expect […]
‘We just don’t want people to think this is over’: Florence continues ravaging the Carolinas as the death toll climbs, rivers overflow, and tornadoes threaten to strike
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Floating homes that can withstand Category 4 hurricanes will soon become a reality

As Hurricane Florence makes it way across the Carolinas, millions of coastal residents have reason to be concerned about the structural integrity of their homes. Already, nearly 300,000 homes and businesses have lost power, and officials are reporting damage to property in Onslow County, North Carolina. When Hurricane Harvey swept […]
Floating homes that can withstand Category 4 hurricanes will soon become a reality