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Power indicator light is stayng on

I've never seen that indicator before on my dash board, but lately it's on all the time. What does it mean - do I need to get my battery checked? My vehicle is running just fine, but I'm concerned and I don't have a owner's manual to explain the meaning of this light to me.

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