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California turns off power to millions to prevent wildfires

Japan Today Wednesday, 9 October 2019 ()
Rolling blackouts set to affect millions of Californians began Wednesday as a utility company started switching off power to an unprecedented number of households in the face of…
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Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to prevent wildfires, the utility said. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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