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  1. Weekend will deliver milder tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Robesonian

    After what feels like an eternity of excessive heat, Robeson County residents will get a break as Mother Nature lowers the thermostat just in time for the weekend. Temperatures will be in the mid-90s today with a chance of thunderstorms throughout the day, and are forecast for triple-digits again Friday, but then there is - aaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhh - some relief.

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  2. Robeson's hot streak to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Robesonian

    Following a week of temperatures that reached or hovered around triple-digits, the heatwave that has been suffocating Robeson County has lost very little steam. Friday's high of 97 degrees broke the triple-digit streak that began June 13 and is now tied for the longest run of triple-digit highs on record for Robeson County.

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  3. Teen who lost limb recall shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Robesonian

    Hunter Treschl and his cousin were "playing around in the waves" at a North Carolina beach when he felt something bump into his left calf. "I thought it felt like a big fish, and I started moving away," Treschl said in a video released Tuesday night by the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

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  4. Heat gets turned up this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Robesonian

    Carson von Taborsky and Brooks Adams soak up the sun at Woodside Pool in Lumberton. The pool should see an uptick in attendance as temperatures hover near the 100-degree mark early next week.

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  5. Court gives Duke Energy years to complete cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Robesonian

    North Carolina's highest court ruled Thursday that Duke Energy has years to clean up leaking coal ash dumps as outlined by a new state law. The state Supreme Court overruled a lower court judge's decision that the country's largest electric company must take "immediate action" to eliminate groundwater pollution at its unlined ash pits.

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  6. After late start, Red Springs inks electricities agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Robesonian

    After scrambling to find enough commissioners for a quorum, the Red Springs Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to approve agreements for the sale of North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency assets to Duke Energy. The board approved three documents needed for the deal during a meeting last week, but the town charter required an additional meeting before the pact could be finalized.

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  7. Duke ordered to halt pollution at pollution at Wilmington plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Robesonian

    North Carolina environmental regulators ordered Duke Energy on Tuesday to stop the spread of groundwater pollution from coal ash dumps outside Wilmington after tests showed contamination in nearby drinking water wells. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources said recent tests showed high levels of boron in three wells near the Sutton Steam Plant.

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  8. County crops getting welcome rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Robesonian

    The RobesonianBy 6 p.m. on Tuesday, some Lumberton streets, like the intersection of Cedar Street and Elizabethtown Road, were already under water because of a thunderstorms that rolled through the county throughout the afternoon and into the night. The RobesonianBy 6 p.m. on Tuesday, some Lumberton streets, like the intersection of Cedar Street and Elizabethtown Road, were already under water because of a thunderstorms that rolled through the county throughout the afternoon and into the night.

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  9. Baby dies from crash injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A baby born after his mother had to undergo an emergency C-section following a crash that killed his brother has died. Multiple media outlets report Hadley and Gentry Eddings were involved a traffic accident in Pender County last weekend on U.S. 17 near Wilmington.

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  10. Slow-moving Ana plans beach tripRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Robeson County residents can catch a few more snippets of blue sky before a subtropical storm, now named Ana, moves in. Ana was expected to bring showers to Robeson County as early as Thursday, with the bulk of the rain falling tonight.

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  11. Sweepstakes companies agree to quit supplying Intenet cafesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with six large video sweepstakes companies that requires them to stop providing equipment and software to hundreds of Internet cafes in North Carolina. The companies have agreed to cease all operations in the state by July 1, according to U.S. Attorney Thomas G. Walker, the top federal prosecutor for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

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  12. Duke announces plans for coal-ash storage sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Duke Energy Corp. plans to build lined on-site landfills to store millions of tons of coal ash at two of its retired North Carolina generating plants. The utility announced Wednesday it is submitting plans for the landfills at its Dan River Station in Eden and at its Sutton Plant outside Wilmington.

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  13. Bond package too big as offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Interest rates are low. There are very real public-capital needs across North Carolina, resulting from years of inadequate facility maintenance and an ever-increasing population.

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  14. Grants help lure film projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Two television productions and a movie will receive funds from the North Carolina Film and Entertainment Grant, according to a news release Friday. A grant of $5 million will go to the television production "Under The Dome," which will film its third season around Wilmington.

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  15. Green files motion for new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A man convicted of killing Michael Jordan's father in Robeson County in 1993 is seeking a new trial, citing misconduct by jurors, attorneys and police. Daniel Green, 40, appeared in court in Lumberton on Wednesday, again insisting that he did not kill James Jordan on July 23, 1993, but only helped to dispose of his body, which was later found in a South Carolina swamp.

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  16. Green files motion for new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A man convicted of killing Michael Jordan's father in Robeson County in 1993 is seeking a new trial, citing misconduct by jurors, attorneys and police. Daniel Green, 40, appeared in court in Lumberton on Wednesday, again insisting that he did not kill James Jordan on July 23, 1993, but only helped to dispose of his body, which was later found in a South Carolina swamp.

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  17. Panel works to make fight game safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Any state allowing professional combat sports matches such as boxing, kickboxing or mixed martial arts is required to have a commission to regulate and supervise these events. As a commissioner for the NC Boxing Authority, I try to provide updates to the public on this lesser known but important mission.

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  18. Jobless rate dips slightly as more people look for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Robesonian

    North Carolina's jobless rate fell slightly in February, registering at 5.3 percent for the month, the state Commerce Department reported Friday. The jobless rate was unchanged from January's revised rate but below the national unemployment rate of 5.5 percent in February.

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  19. UNC board gets 4 new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A former state senator, federal magistrate judge and president of an auto parts company are among the newest members of the University of North Carolina system's governing board. The state Senate elected eight people Wednesday to the 32-member UNC Board of Governors for four-year terms starting July 1. The House is expected to hold its similar biennial election Thursday.

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  20. Commissioners have 5 requests for solar farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Robesonian

    The Robeson County Board of Commissioners will consider Monday five conditional-use permit requests that would allow for the establishment of solar farms. Public hearings will first be held on the requests, which if approved would allow solar farms to be established in Backswamp, Raft Swamp, Sterlings and Smyrna.

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