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Transmission Failure Causes Power Outage in NE Oregon

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HERMISTON, Ore. - Umatilla Electric Cooperative says hundreds of people in north eastern Oregon are experiencing a power outage Friday morning.

The electricity company says the outage is the result of a transmission failure from one of its power suppliers around 2 AM.

Crews say they're working to restore service, but they're not sure when that might happen.

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