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Flooding after Hurricane Matthew swamps North Carolina towns

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LUMBERTON, N.C./KINSTON, N.C. (Reuters) - Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state.
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