BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island, erecting light poles and power lines in a block by block slog....

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    07/15/2018 - 3:52 pm | View Link
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    07/13/2018 - 1:06 pm | View Link
  • Local company restoring power in Puerto Rico
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    Eight months after Hurricane Maria, 14,500 in Puerto Rico don't have power.
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