Jefferson Building left without power for over 24 hours
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Jefferson Building left without power for over 24 hours

Date: April 7, 2016
By: Riley Newton
State Capitol Bureau
Links: power outage, power, jefferson building, commissioner of education, dark

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The Department of Education has opted to keep there employees at home Thursday due to a power outage.
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Wrap: While the House and the Senate are busy debating education bills, the Missouri Department of Education across the street is left in the dark.

Actuality:  1111.WAV
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Description: "So yesterday, Wednesday around 2 p.m., the power went out. We have been notified that two breakers have blown and that they will be repairing those and were anticipating that it would be returned this afternoon, but we aren't curtain at this point," said Missouri Department of Education commissioner Margie Vandeven.
The Jefferson building, which houses the Missouri Department of Education, electrical company is a local internal Jefferson City company.

As of late Thursday afternoon the building is still without power.

Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Riley Newton.

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After two breaker blow, the Jefferson Building is left without power for more than 24 hours and counting.
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Wrap: While the House and the Senate are busy debating education bills, the Missouri Department of Education across the street is left in the dark.

The Jefferson building, which houses the Missouri Department of Education, has been without power of more than 24 hours as of Thursday afternoon. Leaving employees at home, and the building virtually empty.

Actuality:  1112.WAV
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Description: "We currently do not have access to the telephone services, electricity, and WiFi," said Missouri Department of Education commissioner Margie Vandeven.
The commissioner of education, Margie Vandeven went on to say she is working closely with the electrical company to get the power turned back on, but does not know when exactly the electricity will be restored.

Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Riley Newton/.


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