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Power Still Out for More Than 10K People in R.I.

But the utility said more than 11,800 outages remained as of 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, most of them in Kent County

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    National Grid is reporting progress in restoring power to customers in Rhode Island two days after the state was hit by violent thunderstorms.

    But the utility said more than 11,800 outages remained as of 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, most of them in Kent County.

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    Utilities are reporting progress in restoring service to tens of thousands of residents who lost power, but many will have to wait a bit longer. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015)

    More than 120,000 customers lost power Tuesday at the height of the storms which caused extensive tree damage and at least one death in southern New England.

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