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Cold Puts Many Utility Customers In A Bind
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The record-cold temperatures have been with us for weeks now, and that means many utility customers face inflated heating bills.
WOSU’s Steve Brown sat down with Marty Berkowitz from the Ohio Consumerâ€™s Council, the watchdog for Ohio utility customers, to see whoâ€™s being hit harder: people who heat with electricity or natural gas.
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