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  1. SELC threatens to sue Burlington over Haw River sewage spillsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | News Observer

    Two environmental groups have notified Burlington they intend to sue the city unless it prevents raw sewage from spilling into the Haw River.

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  2. Issue of fairness for all schools raised by ABSS board memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Burlington Times News

    ... the general population to certain schools." It was a program where a small group of students at Andrews, Newlin, Haw River and Eastlawn elementary schools remained with the same teacher from kindergarten through third grade. While a lot of people ...

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  3. Final public hearing set for Chatham ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | News Observer

    ... more land kept in conservation, saying Chatham Park's hills and streams and its position above Jordan Lake and the Haw River could cause ecological problems. With that in mind, town commissioners voted earlier to ask that land near the Haw River ...

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  4. Roses and raspberries, April 16Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Chapel Hill News

    ... to the farmers market or The Weave. Roses to the American Rivers advocacy group for coming to the rescue of the Haw River before it's too late. Unlike a lot of groups' endangered lists, American Rivers put out a warning last week that the 110-mile ...

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  5. A failure to protect our waterRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Burlington Times News

    ... list of the nation's 10 most-endangered rivers. Only two are east of the Mississippi. One is North Carolina's Haw River. The other is South Carolina's Edisto. This is of more than passing interest for those of us who live in the Cape Fear region, ...

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  6. Your Best Shot: IcicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | Chapel Hill News

    Today's Best Shot is from Karen Dalton. Karen writes: "This is a Terrapene Carolina, Carolina baby turtle found above the banks of the Haw River in Chatham County.

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  7. Ups and Downs: River rumblings; kindest cuts; and saluting a 'Storied' careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Burlington Times News

    THUMBS DOWN to the Haw River being one of the 10 most endangered rivers in the country, according to the American Rivers organization, an environmental group that works to protect waterways.

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  8. Protect our rivers . . . and usRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Burlington Times News

    ... Then in January, 3.5 million gallons of raw sewage overflowed from a Burlington waste treatment plant into the Haw River. Just days later, perilous quantities of mercury, arsenic, and lead gushed into the Dan River in Eden from Duke Energy's coal ...

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  9. The Haw River is an NC asset that must be preservedRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | News Observer

    The Haw River has but one syllable in its name. It is not thousands of miles long or so wide you can't see across it nor is it the romantic object of balladeers and poets.

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  10. Haw River makes most endangered listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Chapel Hill News

    A vehicle crosses the Haw River, a tributary of Jordan Lake, on Church Road in Saxapahaw Tuesday.

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  11. Mississippi makes this year's list of most endangered U.S. riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | UPI

    ... the outdated Buckley Dam on another White River, American Rivers said. In North Carolina, polluted runoff into the Haw River threatens the water supply for a million people. Rounding out the list is the Clearwater in Idaho with its tributary, the ...

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  12. Haw River makes most endangered listRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | News Observer

    A fragile and in places modest waterway, the Haw River has run its 110-mile course through decades of environmental battering from industries and cities.

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  13. The South's endangered riversRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Institute for Southern Studies

    ... healthy river for future generations," said Bob Irvin, American Rivers' president. "We're all in this together." * Haw River. This Central North Carolina river is threatened by runoff from development and sewage leaking from outdated wastewater ...

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  14. Edisto, Haw rivers considered endangeredRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WBTV

    ... plans called for taking up to 9.6 billion gallons of water a year. The amount has since been sharply reduced. The Haw River, which flows 110 miles from the North Carolina piedmont to the Cape Fear River, provides drinking water and recreation for ...

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  15. Environmental group: Haw River is one of nation's most endangeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WRAL.com

    - An environmental advocacy group has listed North Carolina's Haw River among the most endangered in the country, saying polluted runoff threatens drinking water supplies and recreational activities along the waterway. According to the list released ...

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  16. Company plans to add 228 jobs in Catawba + Davidson OKs incentives...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Business Journal

    ... of Thomasville will hold a hearing on incentives on April 21. -- The American Rivers organization has placed the Haw River on its list of the 10 most endangered rivers in the country due to the state's delay of rules to cut stormwater pollution in ...

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  17. Fifth-graders spend - A Day In the Woods'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Franklin News-Post

    ... getting them acquainted with students from other schools. The idea for the event came from a similar field trip to Haw River in North Carolina in which students experience outdoor learning. "Not all schools get to go (to Haw River), so we wanted to ...

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  18. NC's Haw River makes national 'most endangered' listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | News Observer

    A vehicle crosses the Haw River, a tributary of Jordan Lake, on Church Road in Saxapahaw on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

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  19. NC: Mebane Agrees to Continue Discussions on Transit SystemRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Mass Transit

    ... were on board with a county-wide transportation system, per the city of Burlington's request. Graham and Haw River have already announced they won't be participating in the system, which divides the operating costs by the route's mileage through the ...

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  20. Mistrial declared in rape case after jury can't reach verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Burlington Times News

    The judge on the trial of a Haw River man accused of raping two girls between 2008 and 2011 declared a mistrial Monday after jurors said they couldn't reach verdicts on any charges.

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