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Experts Seek 'Self-Healing' Power Grid

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Experts Seek 'Self-Healing' Power Grid

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Experts Seek 'Self-Healing' Power Grid

Experts Seek 'Self-Healing' Power Grid

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The "cascading outage" that left northern U.S. and southern Canadian cities in the dark perplexes experts and prompts calls to modernize the power grid, creating a more "self-healing" system. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.