Over 2.1 Million Still Without Power From Illinois To Virginia

Power Outage

(Reuters) - More than 2.1 million people from Illinois to Virginia remained without power Monday morning after violent storms struck over the weekend, and a heat wave continued to blanket much of the region.

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