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Rocky Mount Public Utilities linemen Brandon Jones, left, and Daniel Hicks work together Monday while reconducting an electric line on Westview Park Drive.
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Rocky Mount Public Utilities linemen Brandon Jones, left, and Daniel Hicks work together Monday while reconducting an electric line on Westview Park Drive.

Power plant sale could lower electric bills

By John Henderson

Staff Writer

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Rocky Mount electric customers could see their bills slashed by as much as a third if negotiations are successful for Duke Energy to buy Eastern North Carolina cities’ ownership in power plants, a fellow at the University of North Carolina Center for Civil Rights said Monday.

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