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Power out in Halsted area Wednesday

Power was lost to about 660 customers in the Halsted Street area Wednesday afternoon, according John Schoen, a spokesman for ComEd. The outage was caused by a broken utility pole, Schoen said, but he was unsure what caused the damage to the pole.

Power was lost to about 660 customers in the Halsted Street area Wednesday afternoon, according John Schoen, a spokesman for ComEd.

The outage was caused by a broken utility pole, Schoen said, but he was unsure what caused the damage to the pole.

The outage began shortly before 1 p.m. As of 7 p.m., 48 customers remained without power. The problem was expected to be resolve by about 9 p.m.

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