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Gov. Cooper to visit Bonner Bridge in midst of OBX power outage

HATTERAS, Dare County -  

Governor Roy Cooper is scheduled to visit the Bonner Bridge at the National Park Service lot as a massive power outage continued Monday. 
 
He was expected to visit local businesses in Rodanthe impacted by the outage as well. That was scheudled for 2 p.m. 
 
While in the area, Cooper was stoppping to participate in the second meeting of the President's Commission on combating drug addiction and the Opioid crisis. The public may call (800) 260-0718 (access code 426289) to listen to the meeting
 
At about 4:30 p.m. Governor Cooper was scheduled to visit local businesses in Nags Head, not impacted by the power outage
 
Last week construction crews at the Bonner Bridge severed power lines that connect power to Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. No official word on when power will be restored. 
 
 
 

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