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A look at the effects of Hurricane Isabel

...reported at Cape Hatteras. More than 300,000 without electricity; more than 8,400 people went to shelters. Gov. Mike Easley asked federal government for disaster relief. VIRGINIA: High wind knocked out power for more than 800,000 customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/19/nat_389169.shtml
National
Hodges seeks protections for border state players

...repeal a law that makes it illegal for residents to hold lottery tickets bought in other states. In a letter to Gov. Mike Easley, Senate leader Marc Basnight and House Speaker Jim Black, Mr. Hodges said North Carolinians should be allowed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/05/met_336781.shtml
Metro
Across the Southeast

...the 20 people injured when the tornado struck Riegelwood remained hospitalized Friday, including four children Gov. Mike Easley said were in critical condition. The governor declared a state disaster in Columbus County, allowing those affected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/18/met_105038.shtml
Metro
Across the southeast

...of customers blacked out by a major ice storm, as National Guard troops searched for people who needed help. Gov. Mike Easley went on a three-city tour Saturday to survey damage from one of the worst winter storms in state history. Temperatures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/08/met_362980.shtml
Metro
Across the Southeast

...killing an elderly woman during a robbery. Mr. Chandler is not pursuing any court appeals. It wasn't known when Gov. Mike Easley would issue his decision, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Mr. Chandler requested a last meal of a Pizza Hut thin-crust...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/12/met_434200.shtml
Metro
Across the southeast

...official word this past week that their jobs are slated for elimination July 1, when the new fiscal year begins. Gov. Mike Easley's proposed budget for the year beginning July 1 calls for the elimination of 1,404 filled positions. It's unclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/02/met_342409.shtml
Metro
Warner seeks border-states' help for Va Tech ACC bid

...is working with two neighboring state governors on the issue. Warner said he is in touch with North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley and Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich regarding his goal of ensuring that Virginia Tech is part of a three-team expansion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/16/oth_372844.shtml
Other sports
Across the Southeast

...affected employees will be offer positions elsewhere. "This one is not as much of a crisis as some others," Gov. Mike Easley said. "This is not one where they have announced today that they closing down 500 jobs this week." As part of moving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/04/met_134645.shtml
Metro
Across the southeast

...Rock after a landslide carried away the earth beneath about eight feet of the highway's northbound shoulder. Gov. Mike Easley ordered increased inspections of animal waste lagoons flooded by days of heavy rain. Contractor is accused of faulty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/13/met_475738.shtml
Metro
Tourists begin leaving Ocracoke Island so residents can repair damage

...while Hyde County put the number at 4,000 to 4,500. "We hate to evacuate anybody on their vacation," Gov. Mike Easley said Wednesday during a tour of the barrier islands hit hardest by the 100-mph storm. "But at the same time, you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/06/hur_424456.shtml
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