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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 3:19PM

Power outages increase; now at least 350,000 statewide

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia utility companies report that about 350,000 customers in the state were without power before dawn Thursday.

Georgia Power reports that about 220,000 of its customers were without power early Thursday.

Also, the state's electric membership cooperatives, or EMCs, say that about 129,000 of their customers were without power as of 4:30 a.m.

The numbers have been fluctuating as crews restored power and new outages were reported.
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