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TODAY'S PAPER

North Carolina residents brace for storm, outages

North Carolina residents stocked up on supplies and braced for severe conditions as Hurricane Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm. At a Lowes near Raleigh, some waited hours for a truck carrying generators. (Credit: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)