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A flooded farm stands next to the Lumber River on Monday in this aerial photograph taken after Hurricane Florence hit Lumberton, N.C. Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg /Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Florence Engulfs Hog Farms And Chicken Houses, Thrashing North Carolina Agriculture

At least 1.7 million chickens have died from flooding in the state. The impact is now coming into focus — including overflowing pools of hog manure and waterlogged sweet potato fields.

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If Not for You Shakey Graves
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Kenny Babb walks down a staircase on his flooded property as the Little River continues to rise in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Coastal residents may have to accept floods as part of life. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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As Recovery Continues In The Carolinas, Floodwaters Test Resilience

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A flooded farm stands next to the Lumber River on Monday in this aerial photograph taken after Hurricane Florence hit Lumberton, N.C. Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg /Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Florence Engulfs Hog Farms And Chicken Houses, Thrashing North Carolina Agriculture

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If I Could Only Fly Blaze Foley
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Republicans Reject Kavanaugh Accuser's Request To Delay Hearing For FBI Investigation

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President Trump says he'll release Russia investigation documents in the interest of "transparency," but former DoJ and intel community officials say sensitive information will be imperiled. AP hide caption

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Justice, Spy World Veterans Warn Of Consequences If Trump Releases Secret Docs

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Which Foreign Aid Programs Work? The U.S. Runs A Test — But Won't Talk About It

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Under Pressure, WeWork Backs Down On Employee Noncompete Requirements

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50 Years Of Sockin' It To The PTA

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