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Hurricane Sandy impacts region

Thursday, November 8, 2012 by TYLER MARTIN and SUSAN BRYANT in Local News

While the rains and wind from Hurricane Sandy subsided in the Lehigh Valley, the financial and emotional toll continues.

Approximately 443,000 PPL Electric Utilities customers lost power due to downed limbs and lines resulting from the Oct. 29 storm. Met-Ed, another local utility company, had approximately 252,000 customers impacted by the storm.