URGENT: Gov't warns of power outage in Tokyo, other areas around 8 p.m.

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Japan's industry ministry said Tuesday a power outage may occur at around 8 p.m., affecting up to 3 million households in Tokyo and other eastern and northeastern areas. The warning comes as the government and some utilities have called on people to reduce their electricity consumption after a large earthquake last week has constricted power supplies.

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