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Offshore Rhode Island wind farm is nation's first, powering small island

The nation's first offshore wind farm is up and running off the coast of Rhode Island. The 600-foot turbines are expected to generate enough energy to power 17,000 homes on Block Island, which is a 45-minute boat ride from the mainland. Jericka Duncan reports.
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