Power still off for 165,000 in state

Digging out begins; more ice forecast

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 12:24 a.m.

Truckers Michael Wells (left) and C’rone Hill try to dig snow and ice from underneath the wheels of their tractor-trailer Thursday morning after sliding off Kanis Road in Little Rock.

Utility crews restored power to about 100,000 of the nearly 265,000 customers who lost service during a Christmas night snowstorm, but falling limbs, melting ice and snapping electrical lines hindered workers Thursday.

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