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North Carolina Lawyer Cheslie Kryst Named Miss USA 2019

RENO, Nev. — A 27-year-old lawyer from North Carolina who represents prison inmates for free won the Miss USA title Thursday night, describing herself as a "weird kid" with a "unibrow" who's now part of the first generation of truly empowered women. "I'm st...
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New Election Ordered in Disputed North Carolina House Race

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's elections board Thursday ordered a new election in the nation's last undecided congressional race after the Republican candidate conceded his lead was tainted by evidence of ballot-tampering by political operatives working for ...
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Flood Victims Get Food and Water; Rain Spreads to Northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Stranded by Florence's epic floods days after the hurricane hit North Carolina, Wilmington residents lined up by the hundreds Tuesday for free food, water and tarps, while officials managed to open a second route into the surrounded city. ...