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Remembering the Great Blackout of 2003
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Aug. 16, 2013 11:06 a.m.

Photo: Jody McIntyre/Flickr.com. Ten years ago today, one of the largest blackouts in world history struck the Northeast, rippling across Canada and multiple US states. 55 million subscribers were affected by what turned out to be a bug in the software system controlling the grid, which caused a ripple effect when foliage disrupted electrical lines. See full article.

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