'Breaking Bad': Bryan Cranston On How One of the Show's Most Tragic Deaths Still Haunts Him

September 22, 2018 autocad 2018 - Google News 0

The Season 2 death of Jesse’s girlfriend Jane (Krysten Ritter), choking on her own vomit as Walter White watches, is one of the most memorable and devastating scenes ever shot for “Breaking Bad” — and filming it nearly broke Bryan Cranston.

Speaking as part of Tribeca TV’s Tribeca Talks series, Cranston revealed to the crowd and moderator David Edelstein that as an actor, there can be real emotional risk to performing some of the extremely heavy scenes he’s been tasked with over his career. “There are times when you’re acting and you get caught in a spiral of emotions. It’s like an eddy and you keep swirling and swirling,” he said.

And Jane’s death was just one such example. According to Cranston, the original version of the scene written by series creator Vince Gilligan was far darker than what was filmed — in the first draft, he said, “she starts to cough and she’s on her side, and Walt looks at her, and pushes her shoulder so she’s on her back — essentially killing her.”

The network and studio reaction to that twist, he added, was negative, because “they thought that would turn [Walt] too soon.” So Gilligan tweaked the scene so that instead of Walt pushing Jane, her own coughing flips her onto her back, and Walt does nothing.

Well, that’s not exactly true: He runs to her side of the bed, before freezing with hesitation. It’s a moment Cranston prepared for by literally writing a pros and cons list for why Walter White would want to save Jane or let her die. (He used a pencil and pad of paper, as the tactile experience is more helpful for him.)

“One of the things that I wrote, aside from ‘she’s going to kill Jesse and ruin our lives and she’s a junkie anyway’… There were a significant amount of pros, and one of them is that she’s a young girl and she could be my daughter,” he said. And it was a thought that haunted him in the actual filming of the scene.

Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), Jane Margolis (Krysten Ritter) and Walter White (Bryan Cranston) - Breaking Bad - Season 2, Episode 12_"Phoenix" - Photo Credit: Lewis Jacobs/AMC

“Breaking Bad.”

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With no dialogue, Cranston performed the scene, his pros and cons list rushing through his head, “and all of a sudden Krysten Ritter, doing a lovely job acting her heart out off-screen, choking on the mushroom soup that we gave her… in a split second her face lost all characteristics, and out of that came the face of my real daughter choking to death.”

In telling the story, Cranston’s voice broke up a bit. “Even as I say it now, I get a little choked up about it because as a parent, that’s the only thing that scares me. That’s the risk — there’s my daughter choking to death and it scared the hell out of me,” he said.

Once they called cut, “everyone’s going, that’s great. And I’m a weeping mess. Fortunately, you have your family around you, and I went to Anna Gunn and she held me.”

Added Cranston, “but in the end, that’s what we’re supposed to do — you’re supposed to replicate real life and honesty and what it’s like.”

Much of the Tribeca conversation focused on Cranston’s origins as the son of divorced parents, followed by a troubled adolescence before eventually discovering acting. In fact, he earned the nickname “Sneaky Pete,” he said, “because I was a sneaky kid… I’m trying to sneak around and avoid responsibility and accountability. Now fast forward many years later — I’ve created a show on Amazon called ‘Sneaky Pete’ that’s doing well.”

Co-created by David Shore, “Sneaky Pete” focuses on a con man (Giovanni Ribisi) who takes on a new identity following a stint in prison. “That character was where I was headed if I didn’t find something I felt passionately about,” Cranston said. Acting, it’s clear, filled that niche.

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Police Identify Female Suspect In Deadly Aberdeen Workplace Shooting

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ABERDEEN, Md. (WJZ) — Police say the suspect who opened fire at a Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, killing multiple people, has died at the hospital after shooting herself in the head.

Authorities have identified the suspect as 26-year-old Snochia Moseley, who was a temp employee at the Rite Aid distribution center.

She lived in Baltimore County, according to police.

Her criminal record did not show much, besides some traffic violations, according to police.

Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said the shooter reported to work as normal Thursday morning, before opening fire outside the building, then going inside. People were shot both inside and outside the business.

The gun used in the shooting was a 9mm Glock registered and owned by Moseley.

Authorities have not yet determined a motive.

Seven people were shot, including the shooter, leaving three victims dead and three others hospitalized.

Moseley was taken into custody shortly after the shooting and was initially in critical condition at a local hospital, but Gahler said she later died.

Police say officers did not fire any shots after responding to the scene.

Multiple Dead, Suspect In Custody After Shooting Near Aberdeen, Maryland

At least five people have been hospitalized to be treated for gunshot wounds.

Four people were taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital and one person was taken to Christiana Hospital in Delaware for treatment.

At Least 5 People Hospitalized After Harford County Shooting

What We Know:

  • Three people were killed, three others injured in a workplace shooting in Harford County.
  • The shooting happened at the Rite Aid Distribution Center near Aberdeen.
  • The call came in to police at 9:06 a.m. 
  • The lone female shooter died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
  • Five people are receiving treatment at hospitals in Baltimore and Delaware.
  • A family reunification center is set up at the Level Volunteer Fire House, 3633 Level Village Rd. in Havre de Grace.
  • The Harford County Information Hotline in the EOC (410-838-5800) has been activated for family & loved ones.

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National Cheeseburger Day 2018: Deals and freebies on burgers Tuesday

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Tuesday is National Cheeseburger Day, and whether you like yours with “lettuce and tomato, Heinz 57 and French-fried potatoes. Big kosher pickle and a cold draught beer,” or if your tastes are more simple, here are some deals on the American classic.

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(Note: Not every restaurant in a chain may be honoring the deals, so be sure to check with local restaurants to confirm which deals are available before you go. Most offers are dine-in only and can’t be used with any other discount or coupons. Prices may vary with location.)

2nd and Charles: Get a free Bob’s Burgers cheeseburger at checkout as long as supplies last. The deal begins at 6 p.m.

What’s better than a juicy, melty BurgerFi Cheeseburger? 🍔 Getting another one for just $1! 🍔 Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with Buy 1 BurgerFi Cheeseburger, Get 1 for only $1 – All Day on Tuesday, Sept. 18th. #TryBurgerFi

*Valid 9-18-18 only. In-store orders only. pic.twitter.com/w1oF6Jz1pC

— BURGERFI (@BURGERFI) September 16, 2018

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BurgerFi – Buy one cheeseburger, get one for $1. 

IHOP: Buy an Ultimate Steakburger and get a free side of buttermilk pancakes or limited-time pumpkin spice pancakes. The deal is good from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Johnny Rockets: Buy one, get one half off for all cheeseburgers on the menu. A bonus: Buy one, get one half off for all milkshakes on the menu.

McDonald’s: Order anything on the mobile app, and you get a free cheeseburger on Tuesday.

Miller’s Ale House: Cheeseburgers are $5.99 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. when you show a Facebook post.

Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub: When you dine in, you can get a $5 cheeseburger with a choice of cheddar, Swiss or American cheese

Red Robin: Get a gourmet cheeseburger with bottomless steak fries for $5 all day. Valid for dine-in only and you must purchase a beverage. 

Join our So Connected email club for a FREE* CHEESEBURGER on National Cheeseburger Day, next Tuesday, September 18! Don’t miss out! https://t.co/GIQpdEsdsO

(*Free up to $10 with entree purchase 9/18 or 9/19. Already a member? No need to rejoin to get this deal.) pic.twitter.com/nbbSBJntpQ

— Ruby Tuesday (@rubytuesday) September 11, 2018

Ruby Tuesday: If you are a member of the So Connected Club, you can get a free burger with the purchase of an entree on Tuesday and Wednesday. You can join by clicking here.

Roy Rogers: Get two cheeseburgers for $5 on Tuesday.

No one does #NationalCheeseburgerDay like Ted’s, because frankly, no one does cheeseburgers like Ted’s. For one day only on Tuesday, September 18th, come in for $6 beef cheeseburgers with fries. 🍔 Dine-in only. #TedsMontanaGrill #BurgerandFries #OnlyatTeds pic.twitter.com/OdOwSu5nzS

— Ted’s Montana Grill (@TedMontanaGrill) September 15, 2018

Ted’s Montana Grill: Get a cheeseburger and fries for $6. Dine-in only.

Tony Roma’s: Get $2 off any burger if you are a member of the chain’s email club. Sign up here: www.tonyromas.com.

Wendy’s: Through the end of the month, you can get a free Dave’s single with your purchase when you download and use the Wendy’s app.

Remember: All cheese sliders are cheeseburgers, but not all cheeseburgers are America’s favorite sliders! Happy #NationalCheeseBurgerDay https://t.co/gTFxQcImBA pic.twitter.com/oXUrb7OYqS

— White Castle (@WhiteCastle) September 13, 2018

White Castle: Get one free cheese slider with purchase of anything on the menu. 

Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar: If you are a VIP member you can get a Plain & Simple Burger with the option of 8 different cheese toppings, for $5. Sign up here to be a VIP member.

A 100 percent U.S. Angus beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger as part of U.S. President Donald Trump set is seen at Munch’s Burger Shack restaurant in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The cheeseburger Trump had during his recent visit to Japan is still drawing lines at the Tokyo burger joint. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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National Cheeseburger Day 2018: Deals and freebies on burgers Tuesday

September 18, 2018 autocad 2018 - Google News 0

Tuesday is National Cheeseburger Day, and whether you like yours with “lettuce and tomato, Heinz 57 and French-fried potatoes. Big kosher pickle and a cold draught beer,” or if your tastes are more simple, here are some deals on the American classic.

>> Read more trending news

(Note: Not every restaurant in a chain may be honoring the deals, so be sure to check with local restaurants to confirm which deals are available before you go. Most offers are dine-in only and can’t be used with any other discount or coupons. Prices may vary with location.)

2nd and Charles: Get a free Bob’s Burgers cheeseburger at checkout as long as supplies last. The deal begins at 6 p.m.

What’s better than a juicy, melty BurgerFi Cheeseburger? 🍔 Getting another one for just $1! 🍔 Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with Buy 1 BurgerFi Cheeseburger, Get 1 for only $1 – All Day on Tuesday, Sept. 18th. #TryBurgerFi

*Valid 9-18-18 only. In-store orders only. pic.twitter.com/w1oF6Jz1pC

— BURGERFI (@BURGERFI) September 16, 2018

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BurgerFi – Buy one cheeseburger, get one for $1. 

IHOP: Buy an Ultimate Steakburger and get a free side of buttermilk pancakes or limited-time pumpkin spice pancakes. The deal is good from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Johnny Rockets: Buy one, get one half off for all cheeseburgers on the menu. A bonus: Buy one, get one half off for all milkshakes on the menu.

McDonald’s: Order anything on the mobile app, and you get a free cheeseburger on Tuesday.

Miller’s Ale House: Cheeseburgers are $5.99 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. when you show a Facebook post.

Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub: When you dine in, you can get a $5 cheeseburger with a choice of cheddar, Swiss or American cheese

Red Robin: Get a gourmet cheeseburger with bottomless steak fries for $5 all day. Valid for dine-in only and you must purchase a beverage. 

Join our So Connected email club for a FREE* CHEESEBURGER on National Cheeseburger Day, next Tuesday, September 18! Don’t miss out! https://t.co/GIQpdEsdsO

(*Free up to $10 with entree purchase 9/18 or 9/19. Already a member? No need to rejoin to get this deal.) pic.twitter.com/nbbSBJntpQ

— Ruby Tuesday (@rubytuesday) September 11, 2018

Ruby Tuesday: If you are a member of the So Connected Club, you can get a free burger with the purchase of an entree on Tuesday and Wednesday. You can join by clicking here.

Roy Rogers: Get two cheeseburgers for $5 on Tuesday.

No one does #NationalCheeseburgerDay like Ted’s, because frankly, no one does cheeseburgers like Ted’s. For one day only on Tuesday, September 18th, come in for $6 beef cheeseburgers with fries. 🍔 Dine-in only. #TedsMontanaGrill #BurgerandFries #OnlyatTeds pic.twitter.com/OdOwSu5nzS

— Ted’s Montana Grill (@TedMontanaGrill) September 15, 2018

Ted’s Montana Grill: Get a cheeseburger and fries for $6. Dine-in only.

Tony Roma’s: Get $2 off any burger if you are a member of the chain’s email club. Sign up here: www.tonyromas.com.

Wendy’s: Through the end of the month, you can get a free Dave’s single with your purchase when you download and use the Wendy’s app.

Remember: All cheese sliders are cheeseburgers, but not all cheeseburgers are America’s favorite sliders! Happy #NationalCheeseBurgerDay https://t.co/gTFxQcImBA pic.twitter.com/oXUrb7OYqS

— White Castle (@WhiteCastle) September 13, 2018

White Castle: Get one free cheese slider with purchase of anything on the menu. 

Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar: If you are a VIP member you can get a Plain & Simple Burger with the option of 8 different cheese toppings, for $5. Sign up here to be a VIP member.

A 100 percent U.S. Angus beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger as part of U.S. President Donald Trump set is seen at Munch’s Burger Shack restaurant in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The cheeseburger Trump had during his recent visit to Japan is still drawing lines at the Tokyo burger joint. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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AutoCAD Web App Adds Command Line

September 18, 2018 autocad 2018 - Google News 0

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AutoCAD Web App Adds Command Line

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Best Jokes From the 2018 Emmys Monologue: 'Roseanne was Canceled by Herself, Picked Up by White Nationalists'

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At the top of the 70th Emmys, the conversation went right to two areas expected to dominate the entire night. Hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che opened up their part of Monday night’s telecast with a flurry of jokes, mostly centered on diversity in the industry and the growing #MeToo movement.

Without mentioning the hashtag itself or any of the prominent men in the TV industry who have come under scrutiny for their past actions, Che and Jost still found a way to address things right away.

“It is an honor to be here sharing this night with the many, many talented and creative people in Hollywood who haven’t been caught yet,” said Che.

“This year, the audience is allowed to drink in their seats,” Jost added. “Because the one thing Hollywood needs right now is people losing their inhibitions at a work function.” (It is unclear whether the ensuing shot of Alec Baldwin was supposed to be funny or not.)

Later, when addressing the Netflix juggernaut in the room, Jost joked, “Netflix, of course, has the most nominations tonight. If you’re a network executive, that’s the scariest thing you can possibly hear, except maybe ‘Sir, Ronan Farrow is on line one.’”

Che and Jost’s monologue came after the opening “We Solved It” number, a tongue-in-cheek response to the back-patting behind this year’s Emmy nominees, billed as the most diverse ever. It prominently featured nominees Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon, Sterling K. Brown, Tituss Burgess, and recent EGOT attainer John Legend.

Seemingly going against the opening monologue mandate, this year’s Emmys telecast opened up with no explicit jokes about the President. Still, Jost did have a joke about how, during the first Emmys awards in 1949, “Gas was 17 cents a gallon, the average home price was $7,100, and we all agreed that Nazis were bad.” The hosting duo had hinted at a less-political Emmys a few weeks ago.

Even though there was no Trump mention in the monologue, one prominent ABC star got double mention in both the opening song and Che and Jost’s set as well. When mentioning that “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Last Man Standing” had been canceled, but renewed at other networks, Jost said that “Roseanne was canceled by herself, but picked up by white nationalists.”

Perhaps the best joke of the intro centered on recent diverse TV reboots. Jost joked, “There’s a Latino ‘Magnum, PI,’ there’s going to be a black Samantha in a reboot of ‘Bewitched,’ but it’s going to be get balanced out by an all-white reboot of Atlanta called ’15 Miles Outside of Atlanta.’ It focuses on white women who call the police on the cast of ‘Atlanta.’” Look for a GIF of Brian Tyree Henry’s instant response on a Twitter feed near you for the next six months.

To watch the rest of the ceremony for yourself, see all the details here. In the meantime, we’ll also be keeping track of all the winners, too.

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Matthew Perry Reveals He's Been Confined to a Hospital Bed for Three Months

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Matthew Perry started the weekend with a somewhat alarming tweet: “Three months in a hospital bed. Check.” The “Friends” star, who has never been especially prolific on Twitter but who nevertheless hadn’t posted since May, underwent emergency surgery last month and appears to be on the mend.

“Matthew Perry recently underwent surgery in a Los Angeles hospital to repair a gastrointestinal perforation,” reads a statement from his representatives. “He is grateful for the concern and asks for continued privacy as he heals.” His condition is commonly referred to by doctors as a ruptured bowel and results in acute pain, among other serious symptoms.

The actor has been a sitcom mainstay for decades, not only on “Friends” but “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” “Mr. Sunshine,” and “The Odd Couple.” His film work includes “17 Again,” “The Whole Nine Yards,” and the severely underrated romantic comedy “Fools Rush In.”

Three months in a hospital bed. Check.

— matthew perry (@MatthewPerry) September 15, 2018

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Matthew Perry Reveals He's Been Confined to a Hospital Bed for Three Months

September 16, 2018 autocad 2018 - Google News 0

Matthew Perry started the weekend with a somewhat alarming tweet: “Three months in a hospital bed. Check.” The “Friends” star, who has never been especially prolific on Twitter but who nevertheless hadn’t posted since May, underwent emergency surgery last month and appears to be on the mend.

“Matthew Perry recently underwent surgery in a Los Angeles hospital to repair a gastrointestinal perforation,” reads a statement from his representatives. “He is grateful for the concern and asks for continued privacy as he heals.” His condition is commonly referred to by doctors as a ruptured bowel and results in acute pain, among other serious symptoms.

The actor has been a sitcom mainstay for decades, not only on “Friends” but “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” “Mr. Sunshine,” and “The Odd Couple.” His film work includes “17 Again,” “The Whole Nine Yards,” and the severely underrated romantic comedy “Fools Rush In.”

Three months in a hospital bed. Check.

— matthew perry (@MatthewPerry) September 15, 2018

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'Uninvited brute': 3 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas

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Jonathan Drew, The Associated Press</span>


Published Friday, September 14, 2018 5:20AM EDT


Last Updated Friday, September 14, 2018 9:13PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Blowing ashore with howling 90 mph (155 kph) winds, Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along the Carolina coast Friday in what could be just the opening act in a watery, two-part, slow-motion disaster. At least four people were killed.

Forecasters warned that drenching rains of 1 to 3 1/2 feet (30 centimetres to 1 metre) as the hurricane-turned-tropical storm crawls westward across North and South Carolina could trigger epic flooding well inland over the next few days.

As 400-mile-wide (645-kilometre-wide) Florence pounded away at the coast with torrential downpours and surging seas, rescue crews used boats to reach more than 360 people besieged by rising waters in New Bern, while many of their neighbours awaited help. More than 60 people had to be rescued in another town as a cinderblock motel collapsed at the height of the storm’s fury.

Florence flattened trees, crumbled roads and the assault wasn’t anywhere close to being over, with the siege in the Carolinas expected to last all weekend. The storm knocked out power to more than 890,000 homes and businesses, according to poweroutage.us, which tracks the U.S. electrical grid.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper called Florence an “uninvited brute” that could wipe out entire communities as it grinds across the state.

“The fact is this storm is deadly and we know we are days away from an ending,” Cooper said. Parts of North Carolina had seen storm surges — the bulge of seawater pushed ashore by the hurricane — as high as 10 feet (3 metres), he said.

A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. Also, a 77-year-old man was apparently knocked down by the wind and died after going out to check on his hunting dogs, Lenoir County authorities said, and the governor’s office said a man was electrocuted while trying to connect extension cords in the rain.

Shaken after seeing waves crashing on the Neuse River just outside his house in New Bern, restaurant owner and hurricane veteran Tom Ballance wished he had evacuated.

“I feel like the dumbest human being who ever walked the face of the earth,” he said.

After reaching a terrifying Category 4 peak of 140 mph (225 kph) earlier in the week, Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15 a.m. at Wrightsville Beach, a few miles (kilometres) east of Wilmington and not far from the South Carolina line. It came ashore along a mostly boarded-up, emptied-out stretch of coastline.

By Friday evening, Florence was downgraded to a tropical storm, its winds weakened to 70 mph (112 kph) as it moved forward at 3 mph (6 kph) about 15 miles (25 kilometres) north of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

But it was clear that this was really about the water, not the wind. Several places already had more than 16 inches (40 centimetres) of rain, and Oriental, North Carolina got more than 20 inches (50 centimetres) in just a few hours.

Florence’s forward movement during the day slowed to a near-standstill — sometimes it was going no faster than a human can walk — and that enabled it to pile on the rain.

The flooding soon spread into South Carolina, swamping places like North Myrtle Beach, in a resort area known for its white sands and multitude of golf courses.

For people living inland in the Carolinas, the moment of maximum peril from flash flooding could arrive days later, because it takes time for rainwater to drain into rivers and for those streams to crest.

Preparing for the worst, about 9,700 National Guard troops and civilians were deployed with high-water vehicles, helicopters and boats.

Authorities warned, too, of the threat of mudslides and the risk of an environmental disaster from floodwaters washing over industrial waste sites and hog farms.

Florence was seen as a major test for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which was heavily criticized as slow and unprepared last year for Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, where the death toll was put at nearly 3,000.

The National Hurricane Center said Florence will eventually break up over the southern Appalachians and make a right hook to the northeast, its rainy remnants moving into the mid-Atlantic states and New England by the middle of next week.

Meteorologist Ryan Maue of weathermodels.com said Florence could dump a staggering 18 trillion gallons (68 trillion litres) of rain over a week on North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland. That’s enough to fill the Chesapeake Bay or cover the entire state of Texas with nearly 4 inches (10 centimetres) of water, he calculated.

North Carolina alone is forecast to get 9.6 trillion gallons (36 trillion litres), enough to cover the Tar Heel state to a depth of about 10 inches (25 centimetres).

On Friday, coastal streets in the Carolinas flowed with frothy ocean water, and pieces of torn-apart buildings flew through the air. The few cars out on a main street in Wilmington had to swerve to avoid fallen trees, metal debris and power lines.

A wind gust at the Wilmington airport was clocked at 105 mph (nearly 170 kph), the highest since Hurricane Helene in 1958. Nationwide, airlines cancelled more than 2,400 flights through Sunday.

In Jacksonville, North Carolina, next to Camp Lejeune, firefighters and police fought wind and rain as they went door-to-door to pull dozens of people out of the Triangle Motor Inn after the structure began to crumble and the roof started to collapse.

In New Bern, population 29,000, flooding on the Neuse River left 500 people in peril.

“WE ARE COMING TO GET YOU,” the city tweeted around 2 a.m. “You may need to move up to the second story, or to your attic, but WE ARE COMING TO GET YOU.”

Boat teams including volunteers rescued some 360 residents, including Sadie Marie Holt, 67, who first tried to row out of her neighbourhood during Florence’s assault.

“The wind was so hard, the waters were so hard, that trying to get out we got thrown into trailers. We got thrown into mailboxes, houses, trees,” said Holt, who had stayed at home because of a doctor’s appointment that was later cancelled. She retreated and was eventually rescued by a boat crew; 140 more awaited assistance.

Ashley Warren and boyfriend Chris Smith managed to paddle away from their home in a boat with their two dogs, and the experience left her shaken.

“Honestly, I grew up in Wilmington. I love hurricanes. But this one has been an experience for me,” she said. “We might leave.”

Associated Press writers Seth Borenstein in Washington; Allen G. Breed in New Bern, North Carolina; Jeffrey Collins in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Jennifer Kay in Miami; Tamara Lush in Jacksonville, Florida; Gary Robertson in Raleigh, North Carolina; Sarah Rankin and Denise Lavoie in Richmond, Virginia; Meg Kinnard in Columbia, South Carolina; Skip Foreman in Charlotte, North Carolina; Jeff Martin in Hampton, Georgia; David Koenig in Dallas; Gerry Broome at Nags Head, North Carolina; and Jay Reeves in Atlanta contributed to this report.

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