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Saturday, April 30th, 2016
Current Time 7:16:01pm

Cambridge PD to remain in GC Law Enforcement Center for at least 24 months

No injuries reported in explosions near Pleasant City, Lore City on Saturday night

$19.5 million project to improve traffic at I-70, SR 331 near St. Clairsville

Strickland, Portman campaigns arranging for debates before Nov. election

Victim pronounced dead at scene of rollover crash on State Route 78

A half-dozen juveniles among those facing drug, underage consumption charges

Brandi Johnson handed over to BCSO, in custody in Belmont County Jail

Electric company says improvements spurred on by natural gas extraction


COLUMBUS, Ohio -- American Electric Power has announced it will make a $66 million investment in transmission infrastructure to upgrade electrical delivery service in Carroll, Tuscarawas and Harrison counties.

The project includes a new substation in northwest Harrison County, called the Yager Substation, and upgrades for transmission lines.

AEP Ohio will reportedly construct a new, 138-kilovolt transmission line of about five miles that will run between northwest Harrison County and the Leesville area of southwest Carroll County. AEP also reportedly plans to rebuild about 15 miles of a transmission line between the Dennison and Scio areas, roughly doubling the line capacity.

AEP officials say the shale natural gas industry, a large electricity consumer, is the main driver of the upgrade.

AEP will hold an open house to discuss the plans from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on April 28 in Conotton Valley High School on Cumberland Road in Bowerston.

Convicted murderer John Modie charged with escape on Friday

Monday, 11 April 2016 07:43

Average Ohio gas price rises to over $2 per gallon

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Statewide average $2.02 on Monday; local low price $1.87 in Caldwell

USPS says first-class stamp now costs 47 cents each, as of April 10

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