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Health Officials Say Boil Water Notice Could Last for Days

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    Health Officials Say Boil Water Notice Could Last for Days
    NBC 5 News
    About 1,400 homeowners near Granbury are being warned to boil their water – for the fifth time in just the last year, Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

    Water company officials say customers of five public water systems serving parts of Narragansett and South Kingstown may need to boil their water for several more days.

    The state health department issued the boil water notice on Friday after e-coli bacteria was found during routine sampling by Suez Water, which sells water to the other local systems.

    About 38,000 residents are impacted.

    An online map shows the affected areas. There's also a list of the streets.

    Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    [NATL] Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

    (Published 2 hours ago)

    Water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth and washing dishes should be boiled for at least one minute, or use bottled water. The department says young children shouldn't be bathed in this water because they may swallow it.

    E. coli can signal the presence of fecal matter.

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