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12,000 lose power early today in Rotterdam, Schenectady

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National Grid crews have repaired a transmission line that caused sporadic power outages to more than 12,000 people in Schenectady and Rotterdam throughout Thursday, a company official said. The power outage began at 2 a.m. with problems on a major transmission line that feeds several distribution lines in Schenectady and Rotterdam, National Grid spokesman Patrick Stella said. Crews patched together a temporary fix and restored power at 6 a.m., then began searching for the cause ...

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July 23, 2009
12:53 p.m.

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Power crews in this area are the worst. I've only lived here three years and the quality and stability of electrical power is extremely poor!

July 23, 2009
1:11 p.m.

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The power went out at 1:05 a.m. the first time, and then 1:40 a.m. the second time in Rotterdam.