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ARCELORMITTAL

Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, July 29:

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THE OHIO CHANNEL

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, July 23:

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SARAH TAYLOR / WKSU

State lawmakers have been debating a change to Ohio’s energy policy that could save two nuclear plants. Both are owned by First Energy Solutions, once a subsidiary of First Energy. But First Energy has shed the entity and become a fully-regulated utility, which sparked a listener’s curiosity. She sent in a question to our OH Really? team.

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JEFF ST.CLAIR / WKSU

The future of Ohio’s two nuclear plants remains up in the air as a bailout package, House Bill 6, works its way through the state legislature. The package would throw a lifeline to bankrupt FirstEnergy Solutions. Its former parent company, FirstEnergy hosted shareholders at its annual meeting in Akron Tuesday. Protesters were there too.  

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TIM RUDELL / WKSU

Lawmakers are considering subsidies that could save the state’s two nuclear power plants which are set to be shut down in two years. Opponents say proposed rate increases to cover those subsidies amount to an unnecessary bailout. Workers say it will save their jobs and their town.

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M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU public radio

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, August 28: