Stores closed at Ward Parkway Center after power outage

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thirty businesses have been without power at Ward Parkway Center since Saturday.

A transformer reportedly exploded at the shopping center at 85th and Ward Parkway sometime after Saturday’s storm. The shopping center has made use of an emergency power source, but a large area of the center is still in the dark.

The outage caused those stores to lose two days of business.

KCP&L is expected to arrive at the shopping center around 5 p.m. to begin working to restore power.

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