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The planned closure of the Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan will be delayed by four years until spring of 2022, an energy company said Thursday.

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The Consumers Energy workers who made their way down to Florida from Michigan last week are currently working in the Boca Raton area as the number of those affected by power outages continues to rise. WKAR's Karel Vega reports.

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Nearly 2-dozen workers from Michigan are driving to Florida to help get power restored after a killer hurricane named Irma batters the Sunshine state. 

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There was a short power outage in parts of Ingham, Clinton, and Shiawassee counties this afternoon.


Ingham County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Update: Consumers Energy tells WKAR power was restored by about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.

The Ingham County of Homeland Security and Emergency Management reported there is a major power outage for parts on Clinton and Ingham Counties on the afternoon of August 2.

The department said it is not clear when the electricity will be restored.

Michigan utilities report thousands of customers remain without power as a result of storms that rolled across the state.

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Construction of a new Consumers Energy wind turbine project is taking place.