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CHARLOTTE, N.C | Winter storm causes icy roads across swath of South

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays, hundreds of flights were canceled and drivers in North Carolina and … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Winter storm causes icy roads across swath of South

PANAMA CITY, Fla | The Latest: Judge rejects voter registration extension

PANAMA CITY, Fla — The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is urging people in the Hurricane Michael disaster area to “be patient.” He says emergency crews need to do their work to clear debris from roadways and restore power to hundreds of thousands of residents. Deal … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla | The Latest: Judge rejects voter registration extension

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Verizon makes changes as lawmakers decry firefighters’ woes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A nationwide telecommunications company rolled out changes Friday as state lawmakers said they were outraged to learn that Verizon slowed Northern California firefighters’ internet service while they battled what became the state’s largest-ever wildfire. Verizon said it removed all speed cap restrictions for emergency workers fighting wildfires on the West Coast and … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Verizon makes changes as lawmakers decry firefighters’ woes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Verizon slowed internet speed for first responders to fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— A nationwide telecommunications company promised changes Friday as state lawmakers said they were shocked to learn that Verizon slowed Northern California firefighters’ internet service while they battled what became the state’s largest-ever wildfire. Verizon said it removed all speed cap restrictions for emergency workers fighting wildfires on the West Coast and for those … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Verizon slowed internet speed for first responders to fire