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This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image taken on May 26, at 21:30 UTC, and provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Subtropical Storm Alberto in the the Gulf of Mexico. The slow-moving system made landfall on Monday in the Florida Panhandle. NOAA via AP hide caption

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People inside the North Carolina state Capitol, in Raleigh, look out a window upon the teachers' march Wednesday. Educators, school workers and parents joined the protests to push for greater school funding. Logan Cyrus/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The video shows a white police officer choking a young tuxedo-clad man who is African-American, pushing him against a storefront and then slamming him to the ground outside a North Carolina Waffle House. Anthony Wall via Facebook/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Casey Collins, Duke University energy manager, inspects a boiler at the West Campus Steam Plant. Soon, these boilers will run on swine biogas instead of natural gas. James Morrison/WUNC hide caption

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Ilia Henderson (left) is planning to sign up for a health insurance plan on the federal marketplace with help from Charlotte, N.C.-based navigator Julieanne Taylor (right) again this year. Alex Olgin/WFAE hide caption

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Reductions In Federal Funding For Health Law Navigators Cut Unevenly

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An undated photo provided by the Buncombe County Detention Center shows Michael Christopher Estes, who is accused of planting an improvised explosive device at the Asheville Regional Airport in North Carolina on Oct. 6. AP hide caption

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The Rev. Robert Wright Lee, a relative of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, resigned on Monday as pastor from a North Carolina church. Above, Lee speaks at the MTV Video Music Awards in August. Matt Sayles/Invision/AP hide caption

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North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger says Democrats are looking to deflect blame for their electoral losses. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators march from the courthouse to the jail in Durham, N.C. Dozens of protesters attempted to turn themselves in to law enforcement Thursday in solidarity with those who have been arrested for toppling a Confederate monument earlier this week. Jonathan Drew/AP hide caption

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Visitors had to leave Ocracoke Island, lining up at this gas station as they set off, when electricity was cut off on July 27. Evacuation orders for the North Carolina holiday spot are lifted as of noon Friday, along with those for Hatteras Island, now that power has been restored. C. Leinbach/AP hide caption

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Texas House Speaker Joe Straus at the state Capitol in April 2017. Straus opposes efforts by other powerful Republicans to pass a 'bathroom bill' that would affect transgender people. Martin do Nascimento/KUT hide caption

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Vehicles line up Thursday at a gas station on Ocracoke Island of the Outer Banks. An estimated 10,000 tourists were ordered to evacuate the island after a construction company caused a power outage, leaving people stranded without air conditioning or places to eat. C. Leinbach/Ocracoke Observer via AP hide caption

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