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Re: Cable cut: Southwest Missouri

  • From: Scott Francis
  • Date: Wed Aug 22 20:26:38 2001

On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 04:16:18PM -0700, Sean Donelan exclaimed:
> A cable cut in Missouri disrupted some services in the southwestern
> part of the state, including Springfield.  Its unclear what services
> were affected, but 500 Powerball lottery machines were out of service
> until 3:15 this afternoon.
> According to the Associated Press: "The severed line was owned by Sprint
> Corp., which did not immediately return a phone call."

wow. My hometown area has made it into NANOG. My existence is now justified.

(maybe that promise I made about not moving back until there were network
jobs is about to be fulfilled ...)

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