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    Florence Kills 14 in Carolinas Amid Historic Flooding

    Tropical Storm Florence, which came ashore in North Carolina as a hurricane Friday and has moved slowly over both Carolinas since, has claimed 14 lives, including a mother and baby whose house was crushed by a tree. Record rain across the storm’s 300-mile swath has trapped hundreds — many rescued by a volunteer flotilla — and forced 20,000 into emergency shelters, while blacking out nearly 1 million power customers. As the storm moves northwest into the Appalachian Mountains, one forecaster warned it would bring flash flooding “unlike anything in recent memory.”

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