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A glimmer of light in the dark

Utility crews prepare to work on power lines at dusk Thursday in Litchfield, Maine, where many have been without electricity since Monday's ice storm. Tens of thousands in the Northeast, the Midwest and eastern Canada who spent Christmas in the dark and cold after a vicious ice storm are likely to be waiting until the weekend for power — just as fresh snowfall is expected to complicate restoration efforts, utility firms said Thursday. Read full story