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Your Week in Review: May 23

Primaries in six states, GM's latest recall and a military coup in Thailand all made headlines this week. Primaries in six states, GM's latest recall and a military coup in Thailand all made headlines this week.

(RNN) - Tuesday was primary day for voters in six states.

One of the most closely watched elections this year will be in Kentucky, where Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is running against Democratic challenger and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes.

GM recalled more than 2.5 million more vehicles this week for various safety issues. The total number of recalls from GM so far this year has topped 13 million - more vehicles than GM has sold in the U.S. in the five years since it filed for bankruptcy.

Thailand's military said it has taken control of the country in a coup. The army chief made the announcement in a televised national address on Thursday.

Learn more about these stories and others in this week's Raycom News in Review.

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    A series of low pressure systems will continue to generate opportunities for rainfall through Thursday. A high pressure system is likely to deliver lower humidity levels and low rain chances Friday and Saturday.

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    The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all of southeastern North Carolina until 2 a.m. Wednesday.

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    The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all of southeastern North Carolina until 2 a.m. Wednesday.

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