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Power Outage

NC power outages at about 78,000 after storm

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About 78,000 customers remain without power as North Carolina continues to recover from a winter storm that dumped snow, sleet and up to a half-inch of ice in some areas. Full story...
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Some still without power days after the ice storm

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The ice has melted, and temperatures have once again risen to bearable levels, but the storm is not over for those still without power. Full story...
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Storm clean up continues in New Hanover County

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As we enjoyed gorgeous weather Friday, it is hard to believe we were battling ice just a couple of days ago. But thousands of people are still off the grid for the third day. Full story...
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LIGHTS OUT: Could be days before all have power back

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videoCold and powerless. That's the situation in thousands of homes around our area, as families wonder when will their lights come back on. Duke Energy Progress says southeastern North Carolina was one of the hardest hit places. Full story...
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Clean-up underway as thousands remain without power

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videoThousands of people remain without power in our area as crews continue to clean up from the latest blast of winter weather. Full story...
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Power outages send thousands to area hotels

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video In our five county viewing area more than 67,000 people are in the dark and those who don’t have a friend or family member to stay with are heading for the hotels. Full story...
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Wilmington residents cope with power outages

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videoDuke Energy Progress says 44 percent of New Hanover County does not have power. Wednesday morning there were a number of isolated power outages, but by 3:00pm a good portion of New Hanover County was in the dark. Full story...
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Crews busy as ice knocks out power around region

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videoEarlier today spokesmen from Duke Energy Progress, Four County EMC and Brunswick EMC said they were taking a wait-and-see approach. Now linemen say they're prepared to work around the clock to get the lights back on. Full story...
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Power out in Chapel Hill after crash

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Some Chapel Hill residents and businesses lost electricity over the weekend when an automobile accident knocked down power lines. Full story...
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Power outage after car crashes into utility pole

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videoA power outage hit several homes near the 5900 block of Wrightsville Avenue in Wilmington Monday night. Police said a car crashed into a utility pole around 9 p.m. and knocked down power lines which cut off electricity to some homes. Full story...
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Power outage closes Wilmington Walmart for hours

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videoThe Walmart Supercenter on Sigmon Road in Wilmington was forced to close its doors after a power outage around 5 a.m. Full story...
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Power outage affects Market Street near Walmart in Wilmington

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video A large area around Market Street near College Road in Wilmington is without power due to a transformer catching fire. Full story...
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Power restored after major outage in New Hanover County

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videoDuke Energy Progress says the power is back on in New Hanover County after a problem with transmission lines that supply power to the eastern part of the county. Full story...
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Crews restore power after thousands experienced outages in New Hanover Co.

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Progress Energy crews say power should now be restored for over 6,000 customers that experienced outages in the northern part of New Hanover County Tuesday morning. Full story...
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Transmission line causes power outages across the area

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Power is back up across the area after some Progress Energy customers experienced outages Monday morning. Full story...
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