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National Grid crews work to restore power near Providence College in Providence, R.I., Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, knocked out Sunday by winds from Tropical Storm Irene. (AP Photo/David Klepper)

National Grid crews work to restore power near Providence College in Providence, R.I., Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, knocked out Sunday by winds from Tropical Storm Irene. (AP Photo/David Klepper)