Island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico, Twins still expected to play

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Officials said restoring power to the entire USA territory this time could take from 24 to 36 hours. It is the second major outage in less than a week, with the previous one affecting some 840,000 customers.

Puerto Rico's power authority said the USA territory is in the midst of an island-wide power outage.

Puerto Rico has been consistently suffering from an unstable power grid since Hurricane Maria struck the island seven months ago.

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The airport said on Twitter that it was running on a generator and so far no flights had been cancelled or delayed. Just recently a fallen tree caused nearly 900,000 people to be without power.

Electric Power Authority spokeswoman Yohari Molina tells The Associated Press that crews are investigating the cause.

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On Wednesday, Puerto Rico was hit with an island-wide power outage.

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"If there's a slight storm, we're going to be worse off than we are right now", he said.

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Puerto Rico, home to more than 3 million USA citizens, has lost 3.4 billion customer-hours of electricity service due to Maria, according to an analysis released last week by the Rhodium Group, an economic data analytics and policy firm. One of the lines was affected by a tree that fell during unrelated power restoration efforts elsewhere on the island.

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