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URGENT! Conserve electricity

City of High Point sent this bulletin at 06/30/2012 09:50 AM EDT

Due to the extremely high temperatures forecast for today and throughout the weekend, High Point’s electric system is struggling. This morning, High Point City Manager Strib Boynton issued a request that city electric customers raise their thermostats to 75 and refrain from using electric appliances that put a strain on the power supply.