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      Primary election: Jeremy Oden wins GOP nomination for PSC Place 1

      Incumbent Public Service Commission member Jeremy Oden has won the Republican nomination for a full term on the board that regulates state utilities. (Jeremy Oden/Facebook)
      MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Incumbent Public Service Commission member Jeremy Oden has won the Republican nomination for a full term on the board that regulates state utilities. Oden defeated challenger Kathy Peterson in the GOP primary for Place 1 on the commission. With 98 percent on the precincts reporting, Oden had 52 percent of the vote to Peterson's 48 percent, according to unofficial returns. There is not a Democrat running in November. Gov. Robert Bentley appointed Oden to the PSC in 2012 after Commissioner Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh was elected as the panel's president
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