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  1. More than 17,000 still without power across N.J. Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | NJ.com

    More than 17,000 homes across New Jersey remained without power early Sunday night, hours after high winds toppled trees and utility poles across the state . Jersey Central Power & Light reported the most remaining outages of around 7:30 p.m., with 11,964 customers still waiting for restoration.

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  2. Still Some Scattered Outages In Lacey After StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Patch.com

    Utility crews from Jersey Central Power & Light were still on the job late Sunday afternoon restoring service in some sections of the township, Police Chief David A. Paprota said. Trees fell throughout the township during the storm, which brought hail, high winds and rain throughout the township, the chief said "Outages remain in limited areas of Lanoka Harbor as well as Forked River," Paprota said.

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  3. Thousands In Ocean, Monmouth Without Power In Wake Of Strong StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Patch.com

    Jersey Central Power & Light crews are working to restore power to thousands of customers as strong winds brought by a cold front took down wires and trees. Wind gusts of up to 71 mph were recorded in Monmouth County; at Robert J. Miller Airpark, a maximum gust of 56 mph was recorded, according to the National Weather Service.

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  4. Tree falls on SUV driving down road in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | NJ.com

    The call was dispatched at 8:15 a.m., indicating the driver was trapped in the vehicle, a Honda CRV. Police arrived to find the driver wasn't trapped.

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  5. Utilities restore power to 40,000, thousands still out of luckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    The largest number of outages-A A'more than 27,000-A A'still belong to Jersey Central Power & Light. Nearly half of those are in Morris County.

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  6. Winds, downed utility poles disrupt traffic in Middlesex CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | NJ.com

    At around 12:15 p.m., a downed utility pole caused the closure of two right lanes on Route 1 South in the area of Old Post Road in Edison, according to 511nj.org . The closure caused a 10- to 15-minute delay.

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  7. More than 81,000 without power in windswept N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | NJ.com

    Scott Tacak, a spokesman for First Energy, the parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light, said the number of outages jumped starting at about 9 a.m. JCP&L accounts for more than half of the outages in the state, including nearly 20,000 in Morris County. While Tacak did not have a time frame for power restoration, he said crews have been working through the morning, prioritizing critical infrastructure like hospitals.

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  8. Winds wreak havoc in N.J., trees, utility poles no matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    The Newark Police Department reported they had responded to eight calls of downed trees and wires Saturday night into the early morning. A tree on Summer Avenue damaged a street light and a parked car.

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  9. Ohio regulators OK 2 deals that subsidize older power plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Canada.com

    Regulators in Ohio approved two closely watched energy deals on Thursday allowing two utility companies to impose short-term rate increases on electricity customers to subsidize some older coal-fired and nuclear power plants. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio took a single combined vote on the power purchase agreements, which were separately filed by Akron-based FirstEnergy and Columbus-based AEP.

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  10. Ohio Regulators OK 2 Deals That Subsidize Older Power PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | TheCourier.com

    Regulators in Ohio approved two closely watched energy deals on Thursday allowing two utility companies to impose short-term rate increases on electricity customers to subsidize some older coal-fired and nuclear power plants.

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  11. Ohio regulators lock in power generated from nuclear, coal plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    State regulators today agreed to lock in customers for power generated by legacy nuclear and coal-fired plants that have struggled to compete in today's electricity market. After months of hearings, plan revisions, and dueling TV and radio ads, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio voted unanimously on a modified plan that guarantees income for Akron-based FirstEnergy and Columbus-based American Electric Power.

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  12. The Latest: Opponent says feds won't let energy deals standRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    The Latest on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio's actions Thursday regarding rate deals proposed by FirstEnergy and American Electric Power : The Environmental Defense Fund says it is confident that federal regulators and the courts will not let agreements raising rates on Ohio electricity customers stand. In a statement Thursday, the national group said the deals "keep outdated, inefficient power plants afloat for the next eight years at an estimated cost of $6 billion to Ohio customers."

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  13. Cheap natural gas means you will pay MORE for electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Cleveland.com

    The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio today voted unanimously to approve unprecedented requests from FirstEnergy, and later by American Electric Power, to subsidize old power plants unable to compete with new gas-fired plants. The proceedings of this Commission involve very complex issues.

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  14. PUCO approves FirstEnergy and AEP special deals, you bill to increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Cleveland.com

    The W.H. Sammis power plant on the Ohio River is FirstEnergy's last coal-fired power plant in Ohio. State regulators today approved a company proposal to have its Ohio utilities -- the Illuminating Co., Ohio Edison and Toledo Edison buy all of the Sammis power output, even though it is more expensive currently than power from competitors.

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  15. State grants FirstEnergy rate requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    State regulators today agreed to lock in customers for power generated by legacy nuclear and coal-fired plants that have struggled to compete in today's electricity market. The Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor is one of the power plants affected by today's decision.

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  16. FirstEnergy headed into brawl over power plants, but you'll pay moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Cleveland.com

    The Davis-Besse nuclear plant on Lake Erie east of Toledo is more expensive to operate than new natural gas-fired power plants owned by FirstEnergy's competitors. The company is trying to persuade state regulators to approve a special arrangement in which its local companies such as the Illuminating Co.

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  17. Ohio regulators near votes on AEP, FirstEnergy power dealsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Votes are nearing on two closely watched energy deals in Ohio that have drawn national attention from consumer, business, energy and environmental groups. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is scheduled to take up power purchase agreements submitted separately by Akron-based FirstEnergy and Columbus-based AEP at its meeting Thursday.

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  18. PUCO plans vote on rate hike requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    Millions of electric ratepayers are expected to be affected by a pair of landmark decisions today, one of which involves the future of FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse nuclear plant and its 700-member workforce. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has announced plans to vote on proposals for rate increases from Akron-based FirstEnergy and Columbus-based American Electric Power.

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  19. Regulators set votes on FirstEnergy, AEP rate dealsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Ohio utility regulators have set votes on two proposed energy deals that have drawn national attention from consumer, business, energy and environmental groups. The power purchase agreements were submitted separately in December by Akron-based FirstEnergy and Columbus-based AEP.

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  20. PUCO plans Thursday votes on AEP, FirstEnergy rate dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio utility regulators have set votes on two proposed energy deals that have drawn national attention from consumer, business, energy and environmental groups. The power purchase agreements were submitted separately in December by Akron-based FirstEnergy and Columbus-based AEP .

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