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Broken rail blamed for 2012 Ohio train derailment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A broken rail was cited as the "probable cause" of a 2012 train derailment and explosion that damaged a bus depot and led to home evacuations in Ohio's capital, according to federal investigators.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Civil rights leader wants shooting video released

WILBERFORCE, Ohio (AP) — A national civil rights activist wants video of man's fatal shooting by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart released publicly.

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Layoffs postponed for Ohio uranium plant cleanup

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A funding measure approved this week by Congress would at least postpone hundreds of layoffs for workers handling decontamination and decommissioning of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio.

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Picassos among pieces going on public view in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail are putting on public display for the first time this month, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude, defeat and exhilaration.

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Ohio creator of Slush Puppies dead at age 74

CINCINNATI (AP) — Will Radcliff, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppiedrinks, has died in Cincinnati. He was 74.

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Ohio escaped inmate back in custody

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate who escaped from a low-level corrections facility near Toledo was back in custody Thursday after officers found him in the attic of a nearby apartment, authorities said.

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Chevron meets new, voluntary shale drilling rules

 

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday.

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Ohio unemployment rate unchanged for August

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate for August is unchanged from the previous month.

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