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Heavy Storms Topple Barns, Leave Thousands Without Power

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An official with the Ohio Emergency Management Agency says straight-line winds topping 70 mph were reported overnight.
5:00AM
June 13, 2013

Storms that soaked much of Ohio and damaged trees and barns with high winds are moving out of the state after leaving about 45,000 customers without power.

Utility Repair Crews Will Work Through Weekend

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A felled tree comes to rest on power lines in the Columbus suburb of Gahanna.
12:05PM
July
6, 2012

American Electric Power says no cost estimate for repairs is yet available. Four years ago, the bill to restore power after winds from Hurricane Ike blew through totaled more than $41 million. AEP was allowed to recover $28 million of those costs through delayed rate increases.