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Rivers swollen by Hurricane Matthew inundate North Carolina towns

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KINSTON, N.C. (Reuters) - Authorities in North Carolina helped residents evacuate on Tuesday as floodwaters inundated some towns and threatened others in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, which killed 14 people in the state.
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