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Power restored to downtown Youngstown

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Electricity has been restored to downtown Youngstown after what was described as a forced power outage.

First Energy spokesperson David Turner tells 21 News that power was cut to thirty downtown businesses around noon Monday so crews could repair an underground cable that failed.

Power to most customers was back on  power by  3:30 PM, but electricity was not restored to the building housing the Vindicator until 5 PM.

Vindicator Managing Editor Mark Sweetwood tells 21 News that the outage will not effect delivery of tomorrow's editions.

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