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Slew of Outages Lingers in Tri-State Area Four Days After Storm

NEW YORK — More than 695,000 homes and businesses in the New York tri-state area were still without electricity at midday Saturday as utilities continued trying to get the lights on four days after Tropical Storm Isaias. Tuesday’s storm dealt …

Natural Disasters Fueling Generator Sales

Strong sales of home generators will mean hundreds of new jobs in Wisconsin. Generator manufacturer, Generac Holdings Inc., will add 400 new jobs at factories in Waukesha, Whitewater and Eagle in the next few months. Generac says increased sales for …

Official: N.J. Couple Killed by Generator Fumes

Authorities on Friday blamed fumes from a gasoline-powered generator for the deaths of an elderly couple discovered hours before electricity was restored to their rural New Jersey home. A utility worker and a relative found the bodies of 84-year-old Robert …