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After Florence, what to know about your insurance coverage

As homeowners in the Carolinas recover from Florence, it’s important they know how insurance may or may not help.

Damage to a property from wind is covered under a standard homeowners policy. Damage from flooding covered by a separate policy, typically purchased from the federal government.

Many homeowners’ policies can help cover costs beyond damage to structures or belongings.

High school football: Cowboys knock Palma from unbeaten ranks

Salinas >> Now who is in whose heads?

For more than a decade, Salinas had to fight the stigma that Palma was in their heads. That happens when you drop 14 consecutive games to your biggest rival.

The table has turned – at least for another year as the Cowboys held Palma scoreless in the second half Friday in posting a 24-14 win at Rabobank Stadium.

High school football: Valdez rushes for four touchdowns as King City beats Santa Cruz

Pressed into duty because of injuries to three other running backs, Alex Valdez took advantage of an opportunity.

Valdez rushed for nearly 200 yards and scored all four touchdowns Friday as King City opened the Cypress Division season with a 28-6 win over Santa Cruz.

The junior, who also had a 55 yard touchdown run called back because of a penalty, has been in the slot position all year.

The Latest: Faculty ask donor to remove name from school

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -

The Latest on a dispute at the University of Mississippi over a social media post by a donor (all times local):

10:15 p.m.

Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi are asking a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized for an “unjustified racial overtone.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the California Lottery’s “Daily 3 Evening” game were:


(one, nine, seven)

¶ Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are also awarded to ticket-holders with other varying combinations of the winning numbers.

Ole Miss could remove donor's name after 'racial' post

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter said Friday that the university could consider removing a donor’s name from its journalism school following a social media post that Vitter criticized for an “unjustified racial overtone.”

He wrote in an open letter that removing Ed Meek’s name would have to start with the journalism school’s faculty, move through a series of faculty and administrative committees, and ultimately be recommended by Vitter to state College Board trustees.