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PUCO Accepts Results of AEP Ohio Auction

Written by on 8 November 2018

COLUMBUS, OHIO (November 7, 2018) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today accepted the results of AEP Ohio’s wholesale auction that will determine its standard service offer through May 2020. The auction, held on Nov. 5, 2018, secured a one-year product to supply electricity to AEP Ohio’s utility customers. The one-year product auction […]

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A Late El Nin᷉o Could Influence the Winter Season

Written by on 7 November 2018

COLUMBUS, OH — According to the annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Winter Outlook, there is a 70-75 percent chance of El Nin᷉o forming over the next couple of months and lasting through this winter. What does that mean? The winter season will start off mild for most of the region before colder weather […]

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2018 Veterans Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Set for Nov 8

Written by on 5 November 2018

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS) and Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Foundation will honor the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame 2018 Class during its annual Induction Ceremony this Thursday, November 8, at 10 a.m. at Radiant Life Church in Dublin, Ohio.   The 20-person class will be honored with medals by ODVS Director […]

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End of Daylight Savings Time Brings Danger to Motorists

Written by on 2 November 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (November 2, 2018) – As Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, Nov. 4, Ohioans will be spending more time driving in the dark. This can lead to tired eyes behind the wheel and an increased risk for crashes. Nighttime crashes spike in November, after Daylight Savings Time ends, according to data from the Ohio […]

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OSP Public Survey Underway

Written by on 2 November 2018

Columbus – During the next month, the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is conducting an online survey to identify traffic safety concerns and obtain feedback about interactions with the agency. The 2018 Public Survey is anonymous and takes approximately five minutes to complete. The survey is designed to be used as a platform for organizational […]

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November is Leading Month for Deer/Vehicle Crashes

Written by on 1 November 2018

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment and Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel Paul Pride are urging Ohioans to drive with caution in November, the leading month for deer-vehicle crashes in the state. “Staying alert and avoiding distractions while driving are always important,” Froment said. “It’s also important to review and make […]

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Ohio Implements New Law to Deter Distracted Driving

Written by on 31 October 2018

House Bill 95 became law Oct. 29, establishing Ohio’s approach of combating distracted driving by enhancing existing moving violations, according to a news release. For example, law enforcement officers no longer will need to prove a driver is texting, but only that a moving violation has occurred and the driver was distracted at the time. […]

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OSP Encourages Motorists to Buckle Up

Written by on 31 October 2018

As October comes to an end, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding everyone to buckle-up as we move into the holiday season and continue to do so throughout the upcoming New Year.   According to a release, in the last two years, a total of 1,142 people were killed in crashes who were not […]

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