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Powering Laguna Madre

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com February 5, 2015 Port Isabel residents have raised concerns about a rash of outages between their city and surrounding cities, namely South Padre Island and Laguna Vista. Frank Espinoza, AEP community affairs manager for the Mid and Lower Valley presented a special report to Port Isabel City Hall …

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Cold front leaves 5k without power

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com More than 5,000 Port Isabel residents were without power for parts or most of Friday, according to American Electric Power (AEP) officials. Bruce Evans, AEP Texas Vice-President of Electric Distribution, said that physical damage to the electrical system was minimal but the inclement weather did cause a number of …

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BREAKING: 3,000 without power in PI, SPI

PRESS Staff Report A power outage in the Port Isabel and South Padre Island area has affected as many as 3,000 people, said Frank Espinoza of American Electric Power. Espinoza said the technicians are working on restoring power by sections. Espinoza said the outage occurred as a result of an equipment failure at an AEP …

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AEP donates $150 grand to B&G Club

Special to the PRESS The AEP Foundation is helping make the Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Madre even cooler to area kids. The American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation contributed $150,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Madre in Port Isabel. Julio Reyes, AEP Texas vice president of External Affairs, made a check …

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