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UPDATE: Power restored after widespread outage in Waterloo

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UPDATE: A spokesperson for MidAmerican Energy tells us the power should be restored to the 4,000+ customers impacted by the power outage. He says there was a transformer issue at one of their substations, but the repairs should be taken care of. 
Power was briefly out for much of the Crossroads Shopping Area near San Marnan Drive.
UPDATE: KWWL crew on scene say the Caribou Coffee & Einstein Bros. Bagels location on Crossroads Boulevard is one of a number of businesses without power due to the outage. The restaurant's scheduled grand opening is 7 a.m. this morning.

ORIGINAL STORY: MidAmerican Energy is experiencing a power outage affecting more than 4,200 customers in the Waterloo area this morning.

The energy provider's web page lists two outage issues as the source of the problem.

This is a developing story, stay with KWWL on-air and online as more details become available.  

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