Power Outage in Downtown Manhattan

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Update at 4:15 p.m.:

Power has been restored for the downtown area.

Original story:

A power outage was reported in downtown Manhattan shortly before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. A spokesman with Westar Energy indicates the outage, affecting about 900 customers, was due to a breaker that was open at a substation. Crews were on their way to fix the problem.