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Crews working to clean up snow that fell Wednesday night shows why residential residents are getting a small reprieve from utility shutoffs after a moratorium that prohibits it ended Tuesday. Voluntarily, local utility companies are giving residents time to make arrangements to get caught up on unpaid utilities. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Local utilities extend period before utility shutoffs

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State law prohibits gas and electric companies from shutting off residential service from Nov. 1 to midnight April 15. That moratorium ended Tuesday, but local residents have a few extra days of warmth. Local utility companies won’t disconnect services until next week because of weather conditions.

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