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    Widespread power outage hits downtown Detroit

    DIA, Wayne State University, Frank Murphy Hall of Justice among buildings without power


    DETROIT -
    A widespread power outage hit downtown Detroit Tuesday morning -- leaving several public buildings in the dark.

    The outage happened at 10:30 a.m....

    Published On: 1 h Updated 19 m http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/power-outage-hits-downtown-detroit/30017168

    Entire Detroit Public Lighting system is down

    The Detroit News 11:46 a.m. EST December 2, 2014

    Detroit — A widespread power outage Tuesday has caused evacuations of buildings throughout the downtown, including Joe Louis Arena, Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, the Detroit Institute of Arts and some buildings at Wayne State University...

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/ne...-outage-prompts-evacuations-detroit/19777159/
     
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    Detroit police, jails and other municipal buildings plunged into darkness

    The Robert Bashara murder-for-hire trial, which has made headlines around the country, was reportedly stopped by the power outage -- the second such incident since the trial began.

    "This is unusual ... it's cold. They don't own a generator? They should look into that," Michelle Devroy groaned to the paper.

    The power outage has also affected the People Mover, an above-ground trolley service.

    No cause has yet been given.

    read more ............. http://www.aol.com/article/2014/12/...jails-and-other-municipal-buildings/21001643/
     
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    Widespread Power Outage Hits Downtown Detroit

    Thousands of people filed out of darkened buildings in downtown Detroit on Tuesday morning after a widespread power outage plunged the city into darkness. Courts halted trials, confused drivers clogged intersections without working traffic lights and officials responded to reports of people possibly trapped in elevators.

    The power went out around 10:30 a.m. ET, leaving roughly 100 buildings without lights as workers scrambled to fix a "major cable failure" before nightfall, Detroit's Public Lighting Department said in a statement...

    http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/widespread-power-outage-hits-downtown-detroit-n259876
     
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    DETROIT -
    Power has been restored to all Detroit Public Lighting Department customer affected by a widespread outage on Tuesday...

    http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/power-outage-hits-downtown-detroit/30017168


    Power restored; city still has work to do, Duggan says

    By Christine Ferretti, Holly Fournier, Tom Greenwood and George Hunter, The Detroit News 6:39 p.m. EST December 2, 2014

    Detroit — Power was back on by 5:30 p.m. to hundreds of Detroit buildings including hospitals and municipal buildings that went dark Tuesday morning...

    http://www.detroitnews.com/story/ne...-outage-prompts-evacuations-detroit/19777159/
     

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