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Officials concerned over whitewater center reopening after brain-eating amoeba death
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — State and local elected officials have expressed concerns that the U.S. National Whitewater Center has reopened its channels less than two months after a rafter died from a brain-eating amoeba and with no new regulations in place. The Charlotte Observer reported State Sen. Joel Ford said he was "stunned" the center resumed rafting on Aug. 10.