Thousands still without power as Ky. cleans up

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Jefferson County Public Schools say classes are canceled for the rest of the week.

The announcement came Wednesday afternoon as more than 100,000 residents and businesses in the area went without power for a fourth day.

Crews are working to restore power after remnants of Hurricane Ike pounded Kentucky on Sunday, causing the state's largest power outage on record.

Jefferson County Public Schools said in a written release that based on communications with Louisville Gas & Electric, classes would resume on Monday.

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