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Mayor Loses His Power



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    If the lights in your home were out last night after Wednesday's snow storm, you are not alone.  The mayor was in the dark too.

    After attending to snow-related emergencies around the city last night, Washington's new mayor returned home to find that he had lost electricity, the Post reported.

    'He said, 'It's my turn.  I have to share the burden, too,'" said Gray's spokesman, Linda Wharton-Boyd.

    Mayor Gray lives in the Hillcrest neighborhood, where numerous power outages were reported.