Power outages drop under 10,000

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Most utility customers in Maine are expected to have their lights on by week's end, but there are pockets where it could take longer. A Bangor Hydro Electric spokeswoman says it could be New Year's Day before the lights are on for everyone in Hancock County.

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Of Bangor Hydro's 5,685 customers without power at 4:00pm Friday, more than 4,400 were in Hancock County. 

Central Maine Power Co. was reporting 3,613 outages Friday afternoon. The majority of CMP's outages are in Kennebec County.

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An ice storm set off the outages on Sunday.  At the height of the disruption, more than 105,000 customers were blacked out.

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