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UPDATE: Power Outage Affects UC, Hospitals

UPDATE: Power Outage Affects UC, Hospitals
Posted May 10th, 2013 @ 8:32am by 700WLW News

( Cincinnati ) ** Update 5-10-13, 11:00am ** Power has been restored to all of the UC campus and surrounding areas and hospitals. Duke Energy says the problem was with equipment on UC's end.

Original story:

A power outage has left buildings on the UC campus in the dark and left Cincinnati Children's Hospital functioning with limited power. Multiple buildings lost power at about 8:00am, with several calls for people trapped in elevators.

UC President Santa Ono sent out several message via Twitter, explaining the problem as: "The power outage to Uptown appears to due to a problem outside the UC system, upstream of a power feed to our substation."

Online services have also been affected and parts of the Uptown area have also lost power. Crews are working to restore electricity.

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