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Thousands in Maine still lack power, a week after ice storm

Thousands of Maine residents who endured Christmas week without power could remain in the dark into the middle of next week or even longer if more snow and ice hit the state Sunday night.

In Southern Maine, nearly all the 123,000 homes and businesses that lost power this week had it back by Friday night, and Central Maine Power Co., the state’s largest utility, began sending home many of the line and tree crews that had come in from Massachusetts, Canada’s maritime provinces, and beyond.

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