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Heat delays Raleigh recycling collections

Eight recycling routes and six yard-waste collection routes weren't completed Tuesday because of high temperatures, city officials said Wednesday.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Eight recycling routes and six yard-waste collection routes weren't completed Tuesday because of high temperatures, city officials said Wednesday.

Crews were finishing up the routes Wednesday morning before beginning on the normal Wednesday collections, officials said.

The following recycling routes were affected: NW 6, NW 8, NW 14, NW 15, NW 18, NW 19, NW 27 and NW 28. The following yard waste routes were affected: NW 7, NW 9, NW 10, NW 17, NW 18 and NW 26.

Residents can check the city's Web site to determine if they are on one of the affected routes.
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