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As North Carolina reels from Hurricane Matthew, newsrooms forge ahead

On Saturday, The Robesonian flooded in Lumberton, North Carolina.

That day, The Fayetteville Observer in Fayetteville, North Carolina lost power for awhile.

By Monday, the floods hit the building of The Times-Leader in Grifton, North Carolina.

As of Friday, 22 people have died in North Carolina since Hurricane Matthew hit the Tar Heel State. Many roads remain closed, and thousands of people still don’t have power. But journalists there have found ways to keep working: relocating, focusing on Facebook and working with competitors to cover a fast-changing story…

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