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North Carolina town founded by freed slaves gets levee help

Jan. 10, 2020 11:48 AM EST

PRINCEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The U.S . Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to spend $39.6 million to help preserve an eastern North Carolina town founded by freed slaves that's been damaged repeatedly by floodwaters from hurricanes. The project money, which comes from $740 million allocated to the Corps in a...