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UNLV affected by large power outage

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas reported a large power outage on a portion of campus Tuesday afternoon. 

Nevada Energy is working on restoring the power that affected the north end of the campus and additional surrounding areas, according to a UNLV spokesperson. 

Student residence halls were not affected by the outage. 

Some university staff was sent home, while others remain on campus. A determination on the cancellation of classes this afternoon has not been made.

University officials expect the power to return by 5 p.m.

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