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ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY EDITIONS OF AUG. 11 -FILE - In a Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, file photo the Empire State Building towers over the skyline of a blackout darkened New York City just before dawn. Power lines from Jersey City, N.J., are in foreground. Ten years after a blackout cascading from Ohio affected 50 million people, utilities and analysts say changes made in the aftermath make a similar outage unlikely today, though shifts in where and how power is generated raise new reliability concerns for the U.S. electric grid system. (AP Photo/File, George Widman, File)

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