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Ohio official pleads guilty in wastewater dumping

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The former owner of a Youngstown-based wastewater company pleaded guilty Monday to federal Clean Water Act violations in the dumping of thousands of gallons of fracking wastewater into a northeast Ohio storm sewer.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Mumps outbreak extends beyond OSU campus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Columbus say an outbreak of the mumps has spread beyond the Ohio State University campus and now includes 56 reported cases.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Sum raised by tax hike on Ohio drillers in dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The administration of Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich is differing with legislative budget analysts on how much a proposed tax hike on big oil-and-gas drillers will generate.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Car crashes into 6-year-old Ohio girl's bedroom

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 6-year-old central Ohio girl escaped serious injury when a car came crashing into her bedroom as she slept.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Animal gas chamber publicly demolished

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — About 30 people helped demolish a northern Ohio animal shelter's gas chamber that was used to kill hundreds of stray cats annually before it was phased out amid public pressure.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Crews repairing pipeline that leaked oil into nature preserve

CINCINNATI (AP) — Repairs have begun on a pipeline that leaked more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil into a suburban nature preserve.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Ohio program trains Air Force war doctors, nurses

CINCINNATI (AP) — The soldier on the military cargo plane struggles to breathe. He developed pneumonia while serving in Afghanistan and needs medicine now, but the pump to deliver it won't work properly.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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Internship programs boosted by Ohio casino fees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 2,500 college students will get paid internships and co-ops at Ohio businesses through a program funded by $11 million from state casino license fees.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 March 2014

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