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Outage

This 19 August, 2004 NASA Solar and Heliospheric Administration (SOHO) image shows a solar flare(R) erupting from giant sunspot 649. The powerful explosion hurled a coronal mass ejection(CME) into space, but it was directed toward Earth. (Photo Credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pitt Professor Explains Importance Of 2012 Solar Flare Close Call

Could a solar flare knock out our access to the technology we use everyday? A local professor explains the chances and circumstances.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/28/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Windstream Customers Unable To Call 911

Residents if parts of Westmoreland County are currently unable to call 911 because of an outage.

07/01/2014

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Transformer Explodes, Parts Of Squirrel Hill In The Dark

Some people were left in the dark overnight.

12/12/2012

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Landline Phone Service Out In Several Areas

Telephone service was knocked out for more than 100 homes. Officials with Verizon say a fiber optic cable was partially cut.

03/17/2011

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