Anti-Fracking Billboards In Ohio Coming Down

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Two billboards in Coshocton, Ohio oppose deep-injection wells. The billboard owners ended the lease on the signage.
12:36PM
September
8, 2014

An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards near two wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages are coming down.

Student Squad Leaders Want Role in OSU Band Probe

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OSU Marching Band 2014 tryouts.
3:26PM
August
26, 2014

Student squad leaders from the Ohio State marching band are offering themselves as witnesses to a task force reviewing cultural issues surrounding the firing of band director Jonathan Waters.

Brine Hauler Sues Ohio Man Over Biblical Fracking Billboard

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Coshocton man has placed billboards in area opposing fracking waste water injection wells.
1:50PM
August 20, 2014

An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards opposing local deep-injection gas wells is facing a legal threat from the well’s Texas operator.

Democratic Candidate For Ohio AG Repeatedly Ticketed

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Pepper has paid near $10,000 in parking fines
12:30PM
August 19, 2014

Democratic attorney general candidate David Pepper has paid nearly $10,000 in parking fines over the past 14 years after being ticketed more than 180 times.

Ohio Governor’s Race Ads Pitched At Working Class

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Ohio Governor John Kasich and challenger Ed Fitzgerald appeal to working Ohioans in their early TV campaign ads
1:15PM
July 16, 2014

Working-class Ohioans: The candidates for Ohio governor want you.

Ohio Justices: Payday Loans Legal Despite 2008 Law

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The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday the state's mortgage laws allowed an Ohio payday lender to charge an Elyria man 235-percent interest rate on a short term loan.
2:43PM
June
11, 2014

In a victory for payday lenders, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a two-week loan to an Elyria man that imposed more than 235-percent interest is not prohibited under Ohio’s mortgage lending laws.

Federal Court Won’t Rehear Ohio Libertarian’s Case For Ballot Spot

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A federal court in Cincinnati has refused to hear the Libertarian candidate for governor case for a place on the Ohio ballot.
3:30PM
June
4, 2014

A lawyer says the Libertarian Party of Ohio continues to seek a ballot position for its gubernatorial candidate despite a federal appeals court in Cincinnati declining to rehear an appeal.

Ohio Graduation, Testing Changes Set For Vote

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hio high-schoolers beginning with the class of 2018 will see new graduation requirement under a legislative compromise headed for approval.
2:40PM
June
4, 2014

Ohio high-schoolers beginning with the class of 2018 will see new graduation requirements and receive free college-admission testing under a legislative compromise heading toward approval.

Ohio Senate OKs Rerouted Teacher Evaluation Bill

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The Ohio Senate cleared legislation that would reduce the number of state-mandated evaluations for well-rated teachers.
3:32PM
June
3, 2014

Legislation reducing the number of state-mandated evaluations required for well-rated public school teachers has again cleared the Ohio Senate.