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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.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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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.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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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.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Cedar Point announces new roller coaster

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Cedar Point says it plans to repurpose its 18-year-old Mantis roller coaster to create a new floorless coaster to open next year.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Ohio man gets 10 years for enticing girls online

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a 23-year-old central Ohio man to 10 years in prison for preying on children online.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Events will remember hero bus driver in Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A candlelight vigil and other events have been planned to honor the northeast Ohio school bus driver who died this week saving a 10-year-old girl from a runaway bus.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Groups oppose oil, gas drilling under Ohio River

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental and citizen groups are urging Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to rethink leasing land under the Ohio River for oil and natural gas drilling.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014

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Ohio Senate aides' time records under review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Columbus are investigating whether two top Ohio Senate aides mishandled time records intended to document that they properly separated their state jobs from their political consulting work.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014

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