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Faulty equipment cause of area power outage Monday

A power outage that affected an estimated 6,000 Xcel customers from Clovis to Muleshoe is being blamed on faulty power equipment.

Xcel spokesman Wes Reeves reports in a news release the power outage began about 10:55 a.m. Monday when “several breaker...