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Backers to discuss Ohio shale well tax proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers will hear from backers of a proposal to increase taxes on horizontally drilled shale wells in Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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Ohioans suffer through 2nd day of cold blast

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans awoke to below-zero temperatures again Tuesday and many schools throughout the state were closed a second day because of the dangerous cold.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Panel recommends steps to battle heroin abuse

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Treating heroin use as a public health threat and educating people about its dangers are among the recommendations of a panel in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Captive Goodyear bosses freed at French site

AMIENS, France (AP) — Two Goodyear managers held captive by angry French workers were freed Tuesday after police intervened, ending two days of standoff over the factory's bleak future.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Sierra Club records bid in dumping case ends

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed an environmental group's case seeking documents related to alleged illegal dumping of wastewater from oil and gas drilling into a northeast Ohio storm sewer.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Police: Ohio motorist had dozens of bombs

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — A man stopped for speeding in central Ohio was charged with illegally making or possessing an explosive device after four guns and nearly 50 bombs were found in his vehicle.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Family mourns Ohio boy who drowned in frozen pond

FELICITY, Ohio (AP) — A 9-year-old boy who fell through the ice and drowned in a southwestern Ohio pond over the weekend was being remembered by family members as an adventurer who loved being outside.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Arctic blast shuts schools in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Schools were closed across Ohio and officials warned people to stay inside if possible Monday as the state braced for a blast of dangerously cold weather.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014

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