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Blackout a reminder of power grid vulnerabilities

BRIGHT MOUNTAIN

Michael Blood and Elliot Spagat, ASSOCIATED PRESS/AP ONLINE

Friday, September 9, 2011

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A local think tank, the National University System Institute for Policy Research, estimates the outage cost the San Diego-area economy more than $100 million.
Many had to spend the night, on both sides of the U.S-Mexico border, struggling to fall asleep in the high temperatures.