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Worker 'Moving Equipment' Plunged 6M Into Darkness

But probers wonder how simple screw-up spread so far, so fast

(Newser) - Power company officials believe a worker moving a piece of monitoring equipment in an Arizona utility substation likely turned off the lights yesterday for a massive 6 million customers stretching through southern California and Mexico. "This was not a deliberate act. The employee was just switching out a piece... More »

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