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Tepco Power Grid Inc. said Friday that the blackouts in Chiba Prefecture caused by Typhoon Faxai could last another two weeks, leaving residents and a local mayor debilitated and frustrated.

The new timetable delivers another blow to residents deprived of air conditioners near the end of another sweltering summer. A third fatal case of suspected heat stroke was reported in the area on Friday.

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