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Fayetteville's Anthrax Street to Get New Name

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FAYETTEVILLE — Anthrax Street in Fayetteville soon willhave a new name -- Justice, Remembrance, Allegiance, Memorial orAmerican.

Karen Williams' family is one of seven that lives on AnthraxStreet. She delivered a petition Wednesday to Cumberland Countyplanners, signed by five of her neighbors who want to shed theiraddresses from any association to the killer disease that is beingspread through the mail.

County commissioners are expected to approve the change, butfirst residents must pick a new name not being used anywhere elsein the county.

One resident objects to the change, saying it will be a hassleto change his address.

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