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The lights, along with air conditioners, refrigerators and computers went back on in thousands of North American households today as the recovery from the continents biggest blackout began. But for many others, the prospect of a weekend without power looms. And officials, calling for an investigation as to why why the lights went out so quickly for so many, remain unsure of just what happened to cause the biggest blackout in the nations history.