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Ohio geologists link seismic activity to fracking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014

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Tax refund fraud is a big frustration for victims

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter's tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19-year-old's personal information.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Charge resolved for coach implicated in rape case

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A teacher and coach accused of trying to thwart an investigation into the rape of a 16-year-old girl in eastern Ohio will have the charge dismissed in exchange for community service at a domestic violence shelter, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Grant helps Ohio group fight domestic violence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio nonprofit group will use $250,000 in grant money to create a national online tool to help employers educate their workers to recognize signs of domestic violence.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Nirvana, Kiss and the E Street Band join rock hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band — predictably — turned its honor into a marathon.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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8-year-old boy shot in the head in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old boy was shot in the head while riding in a car in east Columbus, and a man has been arrested.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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About 106,000 Ohioans enroll in expanded Medicaid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 106,000 Ohioans have signed up for Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer funded health program, while thousands of others are waiting to hear whether they are deemed eligible.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Mumps cases reach 189; most linked to Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say there are now 189 confirmed cases, with 120 linked to Ohio State University.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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