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Downed wire halts light-rail service in Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Metro Transit spokesman says light-rail service has been halted in downtown Minneapolis because of a downed wire that powers the trains from overhead.

Transit spokesman Bob Gibbons says the 75-volt wire broke soon after 10 a.m. today at the station near the Metrodome. He tells the Star Tribune of Minneapolis that no one was hurt and there was no fire.

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