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WASHINGTON — Last week on the House floor, Congressman Dan Bishop recognized Richmond County’s largest celebrity — the late Andre the Giant.

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ELLERBE — "Hi, Boss."

That's how Tim White greeted the life-sized photo of his late friend Andre Roussimoff — better known to the world as Andre the Giant — during a private visit to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage on Wednesday.

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PEMBROKE — Buddy Batson impacted countless lives during his 20 years as a high school wrestling coach in eastern North Carolina. 

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ELLERBE — Those who weren’t able to watch the HBO documentary on wrestling legend Andre the Giant may soon have a chance.

Wrestlingdvdnetwork.com announced this week that HBO and WWE are teaming up to release the film on DVD in May.

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