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High winds cause power outages throughout Four State area

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High winds on Thursday kept some power crews busy.

Empire District Electric Company says the high winds cause parallel lines to swing so violently they sometimes touch each other, causing power outages.
Thousands of customers lost power in various communities on Thursday, including Joplin, Carl Junction and Neosho in southwest Missouri.
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