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UPDATE 1-Tepco shares surge after report Niigata governor may resign

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

* Kyodo News reports local governor may resign
* Governor has been holding up restart of Tepco reactors
* Tepco shares up as much as 4 pct
(Adds detail, background; updates shares)
April 17 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings
Inc (Tepco) shares rose more than 4 percent after
Japanese media reported that the governor of Niigata prefecture,
where the utility's Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear station is
located, may resign.
Niigata Governor Ryuichi ...