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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Where were you during the blackout of 2003?

Remembering the 2003 Northeast BlackoutA power blackout that began the afternoon of Aug. 14, 2003, reached 50 million people across the northeastern U.S. and parts of Canada. Shown, the New York City skyline at sunrise on Aug. 15, 2003. A power blackout that began the afternoon of Aug. more
Wall Street Journal ( 8/14/2013 7:43:18 AM -08:00 )

Northeast blackout of 2003: Ten year anniversary
Northeast blackout of 2003: Ten year anniversaryAbout 50 million people lost power Aug. 14, 2003, when a tree branch in Ohio started an outage that cascaded across a broad swath from Michigan to New England and Canada. Commuters in New York City and elsewhere had to sleep on steps, hitchhike or more
New York Daily News ( 8/14/2013 7:19:55 AM -08:00 )

10 Things to Know for Today
FILE- In this Aug. 14, 2013 file photo, passengers wait inside a The Associated Press FILE- In this Aug. 14, 2013 file photo, passengers wait inside a stranded New York City subway train during a blackout. About 50 million people lost power Aug. 14, 2003 more
Boston.com ( 8/14/2013 6:39:41 AM -08:00 )

Weddings, being stuck in towers and other blackout memories
Ten years ago today, a tree branch touched a power line in Ohio, and it sparked a massive outage that left about 50 million people without power. It spread through parts of Canada and the eastern U.S. In Hamilton, some were without power for three days. more
CBC.ca ( 8/14/2013 6:17:04 AM -08:00 )

New York City Blackout 2003: Remembering The Power Outage 10 Years Later
Wednesday marks the tenth anniversary of the 2003 New York City blackout. When the lights went out on August 14, 2013--less than two years after the September 11th attacks--New Yorkers initially feared terrorism. Their concerns were assuaged when more
Huffington Post ( 8/14/2013 5:47:21 AM -08:00 )

The 2003 Northeast Blackout, 10 Years Later (PHOTOS)
A decade ago today, more than 50 million people lost power during the great Northeast Blackout of 2003. An aging electrical grid, a series of technology flaws and a few overgrown trees led to a cascading series of outages stretching from New York City to more
Huffington Post ( 8/14/2013 4:17:46 AM -08:00 )

Wednesday Marks 10 Years Since Northeast And Midwest Blackout
NEW YORK (WETM-TV) – Wednesday marks 10 years since a power outage crippled New York City and much of the Midwestern and Northeastern U.S., as well as parts of Canada. On August 14th, 2003, a damaged power line in Cleveland set off a chain more
WETM-TV ( 8/14/2013 8:30:28 AM -08:00 )

Where were you during the 2003 blackout? Share your stories
LANSING — It's hard to believe it was already 10 years ago that a massive blackout wiped out power to millions in the Midwest and Northeast on a hot summer day. On Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003, a massive outage cut power to 50 million people in eight states more
MLive.com ( 8/14/2013 8:22:20 AM -08:00 )

Ten years later: Where were you during the blackout of 2003?
In a Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003 file photo, the city of Cleveland sits in the dark except for emergency lights in the Federal Courthouse, left, and the SBC building, far right, after a massive power outage struck the eastern United States and parts of Canada. more
MassLive.com ( 8/14/2013 7:12:25 AM -08:00 )

New Yorkers Mark 10 Years Since Blackout
New Yorkers Mark 10 Years Since BlackoutIt was 10 years ago today the city, state, and much of the northeast plunged into total darkness. A massive blackout knocked out power from Michigan through New England and part of Canada on August 14, 2003. It started with a transmission line overloaded more
NY1 ( 8/14/2013 5:48:23 AM -08:00 )

Surreal Photos From The Day New York Went Dark
Surreal Photos From The Day New York Went DarkTen years ago today, a few overgrown tree branches and a faulty, aging power grid led to the biggest blackout in North American history. The blackout hit numerous big cities in the Northeast and Midwest, including Cleveland, Detroit, and Toronto. But none of more
Business Insider ( 8/14/2013 5:35:10 AM -08:00 )

NYC Blackout 10 years later: Do you remember where you were?
(PIX11) – Ten years ago, a power outage crippled New York City and much of the northeast, as well as parts of Canada. On August 14th, 2003, a damaged power line in Cleveland set off a chain reaction that led to the massive blackout. More than 50 million more
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV ( 8/14/2013 4:55:53 AM -08:00 )

Wednesday marks 10th anniversary of 2003 blackout
Wednesday marks 10th anniversary of 2003 blackoutNEW YORK (WABC) -- Wednesday marks 10 years since the blackout of 2003 paralyzed New York City and the northeast. At least 50 million people lost power in parts of eight states and Ontario, Canada. Software problems in Ohio triggered the chaos, more
7Online.com ( 8/14/2013 4:50:00 AM -08:00 )

Where were you during the blackout of 2003?
File photo of an oil lamp illuminating a family living room during an electricity blackout. (Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, Getty Images). Set Text Size Small, Set Text Size Medium, Set Text Size Large, Set Text Size X-Large. Print Story. Published: 8:14 am. Share. Updated: more
WXXA ( 8/14/2013 4:22:21 AM -08:00 )

BLACKOUT 2003: The timeline
blackout at grocery.JPG View full sizeNEW YORK -- Aug. 15, 2003. A woman uses a flashlight while looking for non-perishable groceries in a darkened store in Manhattan's Upper East Side. (Ruth Fremson/The New York Times). CLEVELAND, Ohio -- In the more
Plain Dealer ( 8/14/2013 2:22:30 AM -08:00 )

Ten years ago: the Blackout of '03
Ten years ago, a blackout cascading from Ohio affected 50 million people in the eastern United States. Take a look back at images of the aftermath from Southwestern Connecticut and New York City. Photo: File, George Widman. Ten years ago, a blackout more
Ct Post ( 8/13/2013 3:48:11 PM -08:00 )