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UPDATE: Majority of outages resolved after thousands lost power, NIPSCO says
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UPDATE: Majority of outages resolved after thousands lost power, NIPSCO says

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A NIPSCO worker in this file photo.

NIPSCO crews had the majority of outages repaired as of Wednesday night after thousands were without power.

As of 9 p.m. there were less than 20 outages among the communities in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties, according to the company

Join Tristan DeFord, Jami Rieck, and Nancy Zakutanksky on a shift working for Superior Ambulance in Merrillville.

Just more than 1,400 NIPSCO customers were without power in the Cedar Lake area earlier Wednesday, alongside several other communities in Northwest Indiana. The outages came in the wake of thunderstorms moving through the Region.

Around 2,000 customers in the Chesterton area were also temporarily in the dark a short time Wednesday afternoon, according to NIPSCO.

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Porter/LaPorte County Courts and Social Justice Reporter

Bob is a 23-year veteran of The Times. He covers county government and courts in Porter County, federal courts, police news and regional issues. He also created the Vegan in the Region blog, is an Indiana University grad and lifelong region resident.

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