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High winds snap utility pole
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More than 500 customers were without power Thursday morning after strong winds snapped a utility pole on Sparta Street at approximately 9:45 a.m. Employees of McMinnville Electric System worked diligently to restore power as McMinnville Police Department blocked onlookers from the scene. - photo by Lisa Hobbs
High winds are being blamed for a utility pole that snapped in front of Three Star Mall on Thursday morning.