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Water Shortages Plague Storm-Battered Kentucky, Power Still Out

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MURRAY, Ky. —  Utility crews worked in subfreezing temperatures Saturday to try to put the power back on for nearly a million customers left without electricity by an ice storm that crippled parts of several states this week.

The outages disabled water systems in much of the western part of Kentucky, where some in rural areas resorted to dipping buckets in a creek. Authorities warned it could be days or weeks before power was restored in the most remote spots.

Thousands of people in ice-caked Kentucky awoke in motels and shelters, asked to leave their homes by authorities who said emergency teams in some areas were too strapped to reach everyone in need of food, water and warmth….

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Written by Michael Cooper

January 31, 2009 at 9:12 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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