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Power returning in Pa. after Hurricane Sandy

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Utility crews continue to make progress in returning electricity to Pennsylvanians who lost power during Hurricane Sandy.

Crews by Friday afternoon had returned power to all but about 320,000 of the 1.2 million customers who were in the dark at the peak of the storm. In south-central Pennsylvania, about 1,300 customers were still without electricity.

PPL at 1:30 p.m. reported about 110,000 Pennsylvania customers were without electricity, including about 14 scattered throughout south-central Pennsylvania.

First Energy companies - including Met-Ed, Penelec, and WestPenn Power - reported about 67,000 outages statewide and about 1,300 in south-central Pennsylvania.

The utilities said 935 customers remained without power in Franklin County and 281 had no electricity in Lebanon County, while Dauphin County had 39 outages and scattered outages were reported Lancaster, York, Adams, and Cumberland counties.

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