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Wind swept

By Matt Caulder
Published in News on June 14, 2013 1:46 PM

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News-Argus/MICHAEL BETTS

A quick, but powerful, wind storm left damage across the county Thursday evening -- downing large trees, damaging local businesses and leaving thousands of residents without power. The storm also closed down the Center Street Jam as participants rushed for cover.

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News-Argus/MICHAEL BETTS

A quick, but powerful, wind storm left damage across the county Thursday evening -- downing large trees, damaging local businesses and leaving thousands of residents without power.

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News-Argus/MICHAEL BETTS

The band members of the Mighty Saints of Soul quickly pack their gear at the Center Street Jam as the storm hits. The storm closed down the Center Street Jam as participants rushed for cover.

Wayne County was spared the damage and power outages visited on other parts of the state, particularly to the west and north, by a fast-moving storm system that swept across North Carolina on Thursday evening. No injuries have been reported....

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