Pollution Concerns As NC Rivers Rise

MICHAEL BIESECKER,  Associated Press As rain from Florence continued to lash the Carolinas, the region’s swollen rivers were beginning to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms Sunday, raising pollution concerns. Duke Energy said the collapse of a coal ash landfill at the L.V. Sutton Power Station near Wilmington,...

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Amazon Launches Small Business Shop

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon launched a new section of its site Monday called Amazon Storefronts, which only lists products sold by small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. The company says smaller companies can get lost among its millions of goods and it wants a way for shoppers to...

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Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast

Emergency workers delivered truckloads of food and water to Wilmington, a city of 120,000 people cut off from the rest of North Carolina by Florence’s still-rising floodwaters, as rescuers elsewhere used helicopters and boats to pull inland residents from homes swamped by swollen rivers. The deadly storm was still dumping...

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Bills’ Vontae Davis retires at halftime of Chargers loss, says ‘I shouldn’t be out there anymore’

The Bills are the NFL‘s worst team and, somehow, they appear to be getting worse. After being dismantled by the Ravens in Week 1, they were outclassed at home against the Chargers, falling behind 28-6 at the half before losing 31-20. Bills cornerback Vontae Davis didn’t get to hang around for the final 30 minutes because he retired. At halftime....

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Can You Really Count on God?

“Trust the LORD with all your heart, and don’t depend on your own understanding. Remember the LORD in all you do, and he will give you success” (Proverbs 3:5-6 NCV). For most of us, the reason we don’t trust God fully with our lives is because we really don’t know him....

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