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Power outage shuts down Newport Aquarium

(Source: Newport Aquarium)
(Source: Newport Aquarium)
Updated: Jun. 3, 2017 at 10:50 AM EDT
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NEWPORT, KY (WAVE) - Newport Aquarium is closed until further notice due to a power outage.

The Aquarium posted on their Facebook page Saturday morning that they were working with Duke Energy to restore power.

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According to the post, their facilities are running on backup generators and all animals are OK.

** Update 8:45 p.m. Power has been restored and Newport Aquarium will open tomorrow with regular hours 9 a.m. - 7 p.m....

Posted by Newport Aquarium on Saturday, June 3, 2017

Those who purchased tickets will be reimbursed or the tickets could be used at a later date.

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