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Electricity Back On, NC Islands Ready for Tourists

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Businesses on two North Carolina islands are gearing up for the return of tourists after a weeklong power outage that struck at the height of summer tourism season.
 
Visitors will be allowed to return to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands at noon Friday.
 
Power was cut to both islands a week ago during a construction accident. Workers building a new bridge drove a steel casing into underground transmission lines.
 
An estimated 50,000 tourists were ordered to leave the...

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