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First Energy: Locks out workers, blacks out customers

It was just after sunrise only three days before Thanksgiving, that security guards clamped locks on the gates at FirstEnergy in central Pennsylvania, barring 150 workers from their jobs.

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Today in labor history: Power blackout saps Northeast

On this day in 2003, the Northeast of the United States and Canada experienced a massive blackout, which affected 50 million people.