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DTE: 110,000 remain without power in SE Mich. after storm

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Power lines down at 23 Mile and Gratiot in Chesterfield Township. Power lines down at 23 Mile and Gratiot in Chesterfield Township.
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DETROIT (AP) -- Utilities in Michigan say about 235,000 homes and businesses are without power following a damaging Midwestern storm.

DTE Energy Co., CMS Energy Corp.'s Consumers Energy unit and other utilities say more than 620,000 Michigan customers lost service since the storms hit Sunday. At least two people in Michigan died in the storm.

Early Tuesday, DTE says about 110,000 southeastern Michigan customers remained without power out of about 302,000 affected. Consumers Energy says about 107,500 of its customers were without power early Tuesday out of about 286,000 affected.

Over 50 schools were forced to cancel classes Tuesday due to no power.

Click here to view the DTE Outage Map.

Indiana Michigan Power says about 17,600 of its customers remained without service early Tuesday out of about 42,000 affected.

In Michigan's Upper Peninsula, The Mining Journal of Marquette says about 1,000 Upper Peninsula Power Co. customers lost power in the storm.

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