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Hurricanes Isaac and Florence continue to pose problems for Caribbean countries

Hurricanes Isaac and Florence continue to pose problems for Caribbean countries

Duke Energy Corp. was ordered two years ago to clean up coal-ash ponds in North Carolina that posed risks to the environment and public health.

The schools both compete in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in the FCS.

All signs pointed to a stronger, slower, wider and wetter hurricane in the days ahead, forecasters said.

Orangeburg is about 75 miles from South Carolina's coast.

However, with the Florence making landfall in the the Carolinas, it is expected to cause prices to increase and fluctuate.

Stone said relocating animals in the storm zone was not an option for many farmers.

"Where else can we go?"

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NC State and West Virginia officials will try to reschedule the game. While wind damage is still ordinarily covered, insurers that were stung by storms such as Sandy in 2012, which swamped NY and New Jersey, have inserted clauses in their policies that limit coverage and set high deductibles, particularly when storms reach hurricane status.

North Carolina has the highest property and casualty insured premiums of the three states at $16 billion, followed by Virginia at $13.6 billion, and SC at $9.5 billion, according to Citi.

Florence could hit the Carolinas harder than any hurricane since Hazel packed 130 miles per hour winds in 1954. The University of Virginia's scheduled home game Saturday against OH was relocated to Nashville, Tennessee and the start time for Wake Forest's Atlantic Coast Conference home game Thursday against Boston College was moved up. At the time, a potential makeup date wasn't announced.

Virginia is moving its football game against OH to Nashville, Tennessee due to Hurricane Florence's approach.

The Cavaliers (1-1) will face OH (1-0) on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.at Vanderbilt Stadium.

Bloomberg reported September 11 that due to Hurricane Florence's threat to the hog-heavy Carolina region October hog futures jumped as much as 2.9 percent on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Monday.

In South Carolina, Charleston Southern's game at The Citadel on Saturday in Charleston has been postponed to November 29 — as long as neither has qualified for the FCS playoffs.

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- Hurricane conditions are expected late Thursday night into Saturday morning.

The president also said the states affected could get "more water than we have ever seen in a storm or a hurricane".

But no matter where the monster storm ultimately crosses the southern East Coast of the US, Florence's high winds and heavy rains will hit communities for miles north, south - and even west.

UNC's bye weekend is October 6 but UCF hosts SMU that day in an American Athletic Conference matchup. UCF's only open weekend during the 2018 regular season falls on the weekend of October 27. If they can not, NC State will look for a replacement game to fill out the home schedule. So does the prospect of replacing North Carolina with another team on the schedule. West Virginia is off on October 20 but the Wolfpack play Clemson that day.

Michael Kennedy, an engineer at Boeing, said he planned to leave on Tuesday for his parents' home in Atlanta, Georgia. The latest warning extends from South Santee River, S.C., to Duck, N.C., and the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds, in North Carolina.

In Virginia, No. 13 Virginia Tech hosts East Carolina while Virginia and OH meet in afternoon games.

The last Category 4 hurricane to plough directly into North Carolina was Hazel in 1954, a devastating storm that killed 19 people and destroyed some 15,000 homes.

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