In North Carolina, about 30 jurisdictions got together to discuss how ‘behavioral interventions’ could solve some of their biggest challenges.
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Officials are having trouble convincing some residents to evacuate in advance of coming floodwaters that may not recede for 12 days, Gov. Nikki Haley says.
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Diversifying among more levels of the government contracting market is a start.