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High winds knock out power to thousands

High winds brought town trees and power lines Sunday afternoon as a thin line of storms moved across central and eastern Kentucky.
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UPDATE: Numbers down to 4,000 without power, estimates given

Kentucky Power released new estimates Thursday night when the utility expects to get all the power back on in eastern Kentucky.

Storm damage slows unemployment benefits work in eastern Kentucky

If an outdated system trying to handle an unimaginable number of claims wasn't enough, the state's unemployment insurance system in eastern Kentucky has a new problem - storm damage.
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K-U equipment failure leaves thousands without power in Lexington

Thousands of people were without power Wednesday night in Lexington after a piece of equipment failed. 

Eager beaver blamed for power outage in Letcher County

A hungry beaver is blamed for a Thanksgiving morning power outage in Letcher County.
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Power outage in Lexington affects homes and businesses

A power outage in the Chevy Chase area Wednesday temporarily affected homes and crippled some businesses.
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Major power outage reported in Lexington

Lexington Emergency Management says the power outage is in parts of downtown and along the Versailles Road corridor.
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Downed tree caused power outages in Lexington

A power outage in Lexington caused traffic tie-ups and forced some schools to dismiss early.

Power outage forces library’s Northside Branch to close early

People trying to spend time at the Northside Branch of Lexington's public library Tuesday evening were in the dark. 
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Fire closes four buildings on the UK campus

According to the university, the transformer in Bowman Hall caught fire around 10 a.m. Thursday.
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Snake takes out power in two counties

A snake made its way into a transformer on Rice Lane in Stanford and knocked out power.

Kentucky Power mobile app makes reporting outages easier

Customers can now report an outage by scanning the bar code on their meters with their phone’s camera feature once the app is downloaded. It is free at both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

UPDATE: Most power restored to Lexington KU customers

More than 750 KU customers without power in Lexington
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Worker shocked while working in Bell Co., knocking out power

A contract worker for Kentucky Utilities was shocked while working in the Arjay community of Bell County Tuesday.

BCTC Leestown Campus closed due to power outage

Bluegrass Community & Technical College (BCTC) Leestown Campus in Lexington closed Tuesday afternoon due to a power outage.
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UPDATE: Power restored to thousands in Lexington

Outage caused by an equipment issue at a substation.

KU restores power in Woodford Co.

Kentucky Utilities has restored power in Woodford County.
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God’s Pantry helping restock refrigerators after power outage

God's Pantry and Lexington plan to help people restock their refrigerator after the power outage from Friday's storms. 
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Storms knock out power in eastern Kentucky

Strong storms in eastern Kentucky have left over 2,000 customers without power Monday.

Dump truck driver electrocuted at demolition site in Lexington

A dump truck driver unloading debris at a demolition site hit power lines and was electrocuted Friday, according to the Fayette County coroner.

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