WOSU News Archives For: April 11, 2014

Ohio Geologists Link Seismic Activity To Fracking

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Geologists have found evidence linking hydraulic fracturing with earthquake activity in the Youngstown area.
1:23PM
April
11, 2014

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the interest of public health.

GE Adding 1,400 Jobs In Southwest Ohio

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GE is widely known for household appliances, but also makes aviation equipment, like the famed J47 jet engine.
7:32AM
April
11, 2014

The parent company of Ohio-based GE Aviation is expanding operations in southwest Ohio with a new U.S. Global Operations Center.

Mumps Outbreak Grows To 189 Cases

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Health officials say the outbreak began on the Ohio State University campus and quickly spread to surrounding areas.
7:18AM
April
11, 2014

Local health agencies in the area say that those infected by the viral illness range in age from 9 months to 70 years. They include 89 Ohio State students.