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In photos: Hurricane Florence’s floods as seen from space

North Carolina Woman Arrested for Saving Animals During Hurricane Florence

A North Carolina woman has been arrested for taking in dozens of animals whose owners fled ahead of Hurricane Florence. Tammie Hedges, the owner of an animal rescue center, reportedly faces 12 counts of practicing medicine without a veterinary license. She told USA Today that she just wanted to “save as many animals from the flood that we could” despite the center not yet being legally registered. “The owners got to evacuate. They got to save themselves. But who’s going to save those animals? That’s what we did,” she was quoted as saying. “We saved them.” Hedges provided care to at least 17 cats and 10 dogs as the storm battered the area with heavy rain and flooding. She has since handed…


In photos: Hurricane Florence’s floods as seen from space


The flooding from Hurricane Florence continues in the Carolinas, after the storm dumped an epic amount of rain. Rising waters have breached dams and overtopped levees, and pollution concerns are growing as hog waste and coal ash enters swollen rivers and lakes…

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