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Baghdad Chafes at Lack of Electricity

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Baghdad Chafes at Lack of Electricity

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Baghdad Chafes at Lack of Electricity

Baghdad Chafes at Lack of Electricity

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Baghdad's continuing electricity shortage creates growing frustration in the restive postwar atmosphere. Summer temperatures reaching 120 degrees contribute to the distress. And consumers violently oppose a plan to equalize distribution of electricity across the country. Restoring 24-hour service to the Iraqi capital may take two years. NPR's Anne Garrels reports.

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