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Restoring power 2.18.21

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Restoring power 2.18.21
Restoring power 2.18.21

THE ELECTRICTY IS BACK ON, FOR THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IMPACTED BY THE RECENT THREE WINTER STORMS.

And i'm tom kenny.

In our top story at 11... the electricty is back on, for thousands of people impacted by the recent three winter storms. but thousands more, still waiting for the power to be restored.

According to kentucky electric cooperatives more than two thousand..

Line technicians, tree- trimmers and other workers, are making progress in rebuilding the electrical infrastructure..

According to the state..

The electricity is back on for more than half of the homes, and businesses, but there were new outages reported today.

Right now..

There are nearly 60- thousand businesses and homes in the dark.

Still mainly in eastern and southeastern kentucky.

Governor andy beshear..says..

State troopers, and more than 80 national guard members... are doing wellness checks, going door to door, in some of the hardest hit areas.

12:03 "i want those that have been hit hardest in eastern kentucky to know that we are with them and they are not alone.

And we continue to provive help in everyway that we can."12:16 governor beshear says tomorrow state police will fly kentucky power employees to eastern kentucky, to help get more places up and running.

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2 ... according to kentucky power... 95 percent of its customers in some areas..

Could have their power restored, sometime between tomorrow and

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