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E. Raleigh power restored after brief outage

Posted July 16, 2008

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— Traffic lights were out of service Wednesday afternoon along New Bern Avenue in East Raleigh, police said.

According to Progress Energy, a cable was down in the area, knocking out a transformer and shutting off power to more than 2,000 customers for about an hour.

Most of those customers were back online by 4:20 p.m., according to a Progress Energy spokesman.

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  • Bruce Wayne Jul 16, 2008

    That's the day that the lights went out in East Raleigh.