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Lights flickering on in ice-hit areas

Some have power for Christmas as crews toil in U.S., Canada

Posted: December 26, 2013 at 5:21 a.m.

Chris Devine hauls a sled of gifts Wednesday with his daughter Jordan (left) to their home in Belgrade, Maine. More than half a million homes in the U.S. and Canada were without power Christmas Day after the weekend’s ice storm.

Utility crews from Maine to Michigan and into Canada worked Wednesday to restore power to the more than half a million homes in the U.S. and Canada that were left in the dark by last weekend’s ice storm, and people slowly trickled out of shelters to spend Christmas Day in warm homes.

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