blackout


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noncommunication

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power cut

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a temporary loss of consciousness

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a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)

the failure of electric power for a general region

a momentary loss of consciousness

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The last major blackout happened in August of 1996, when a region stretching south from Oregon to California and east to Texas lost power.
The retailer notes that the blackout had a negative impact of about 50 basis points on front-end, same-store sales and about 20 basis points on total same-store sales for the four weeks ended August 23.
Policyholders may be unable to file claims until the nature of the blackout is completely understood and coverage issues can be settled.
A statement that participants should evaluate the appropriateness of current investments in light of the blackout period;
But Blackout sees Jamaica's problems more in terms of its hardship than its crime rate.
Sri Lanka, hit hard by a power crisis, has resumed nationwide daily power outages with the Ministry of Power and Energy saying Wednesday the blackouts may have to be lengthened.
THE CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH Facilities (CAHF) has filed a petition with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) requesting that the state's skilled nursing facilities be classified as "essential customers" exempt from rotating power outages or rolling blackouts.
A cold-storage warehouse might have to throw away perishable items following a power blackout that shuts down the freezers too long.
FCC Media Bureau Chief Bill Lake told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the FCC no longer has rules backing the practice of blacking out sports telecasts, but that the leagues still have blackout power.
The Indian telecom sector watchdog - Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has sent a dictate to all telecom service providers of the country to settle on further instructions for Blackout days , to be precise, those days while the mobile operators do not offer any free or discounted voice calls or text messages to their subscribers, which the telecom firms normally provide their clients via endorsement plans or by their individual tariff plans.
The mergers of several Time Warner Cable operators in Ohio into two separate entities caused a mid-season nightmare for fans with MLB Extra Innings this past week (see Ohio Time Warner Cable Subs Get Caught in MLB Blackout Crossfire Over Pirates, Indians, Tigers Games (http://bizofbaseball.
Our results suggest that memory blackout screening at student health services could be a useful tool in college alcohol related injury prevention," conclude the authors.
As New York City recovers from a triple-digit heat emergency and braces for the next, Consumer-Powerline, which helps companies manage their energy use more efficiently, said that a recently released Con-Ed report to the Mayor on the crisis provides confirmation showing that Emergency Demand Response programs helped save the city from an expansion of the blackout that crippled western Queens for more than a week, while also affecting Westchester County and other parts of the Tri-State area and could hold the key to averting blackouts in the future.
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