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Ohio Utility Sued over Blackout

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Ohio Utility Sued over Blackout

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Ohio Utility Sued over Blackout

Ohio Utility Sued over Blackout

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A New York law firm files a class-action lawsuit against FirstEnergy Corp. on behalf of millions of companies and individuals who lost power during the largest electrical outage in U.S. history. Attorneys say the Akron, Ohio-based electric utility did not have a functioning alarm system that could have alerted controllers to trouble with the power lines. Hear Janet Babin.