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Nearly 150,000 Still Without Power in Northeast

February 11, 2013

By The Associated Press

BOSTON - Nearly 150,000 homes and businesses remain without electricity following the massive snowstorm that swept across the Northeast, with most outages in hard-hit Massachusetts.

Utilities in Massachusetts are reporting more than 126,000 of their power customers still in the dark early Monday, down from more than 400,000.

The storm started Friday night and dumped up to 3 feet of snow and knocked out power to more than 650,000 homes and businesses in eight states, from Maine to Pennsylvania

Nearly 21,000 customers in Rhode Island and 1,225 in Connecticut still were without power early Monday.

Most power has been restored in New York, down from nearly 12,000 outages. On snow-blanketed Long Island, 193 customers are still in the dark.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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