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Powerless Residents Eating Out Of Coolers

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Some Athens grocery store shoppers had carts piled higher than usual over the weekend. They were shelling out big money, restocking their refrigerators after finally getting their power restored.   After the storms, thousands had gone days and days living out of coolers, if they could find ice.   What's it like to not have… Read More

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Ohio Gas Prices Up A Quarter

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Gasoline is costing Ohioans an extra quarter per gallon compared with a week ago. The average price for a gallon of regular gas was $3.51 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That's up 26 cents from a week ago.   But it's about a dime cheaper… Read More

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Power Fully Restored To Buckeye Rural Customers


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Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative customers are now fully restored with power in the company's nine-county service area following the severe weather 10 days ago. Member Services Manager Bryan Long says crews finished up work late Sunday night to the remaining people without electricity.   In the days following the storms on June 29, more than… Read More

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Boy’s Body Found In Ohio River

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Divers have found the body of a 15-year-old boy in the Ohio River after he disappeared while swimming Saturday afternoon near Blennerhassett Island. Wood County Sheriff Jeff Sandy says the missing boy drowned in the Ohio River just after 7 p.m. Saturday.   The boy was reported missing after he stopped to wade and swim… Read More