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Puerto Rico Power Utility Restores Service

Vehicle lights illuminate a street after a massive blackout, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Vehicle lights illuminate a street after a massive blackout, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Electricity was restored to most of Puerto Rico by Saturday following a rare, island-wide blackout caused by a power plant fire, the...




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