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Ohio Passes 1,000 Mark On Utica Shale Wells

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WOSU Archive
8:34PM
August
16, 2014

State officials say there are now more than 1,000 Utica shale wells around Ohio.

Summer Camp At Ohio State Targets Girls For Engineering Jobs

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Women in Engineering camp 2013
7:37AM
July
29, 2014

A summer camp at Ohio State focuses on attracting girls to science, technology, engineering and math careers. Women make up only 26% of all STEM jobs in the country.

Bumper Crop Drives Down Corn Prices

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The $4.37-per-bushel price last week was the lowest in five years.
8:18AM
July
28, 2014

The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.

Working-Class Whites Now Fewer Than Half Of Ohio Voters

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Unpublished 2014 census figures show about 4.1 million, or 48 percent, of eligible voters in Ohio are working-class whites. That's down from 50.5 percent in November 2012.
7:28AM
July
22, 2014

New census data show working-class whites now make up less than half of Ohio’s eligible voters, a demographic change that has both parties expanding their efforts to reach other voters.

NASA Renames Building For Ohio Born Astronaut Neil Armstrong

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Ohio Astronaut Neil Armstrong was honored MOnday by the NASA Space Center.
2:45PM
July
21, 2014

NASA has honored one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a key building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Ohio Teen’s Death Puts National Focus On Caffeine Powder Dangers

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Logan Stiner was a healthy 18-year-old senior
7:53PM
July 19, 2014

The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has focused attention on unregulated caffeine powder.

Central Ohio Mumps Cases Now Surpass Last Year’s National Figure

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A child with mumps with the characteristic swollen jaw
5:21PM
July 16, 2014

The number of Central Ohio mumps cases has now surpassed the entire number of cases reported in the United States last year.

Solar panel array to help heat, power Ohio prison

2:40PM
July
16, 2014

Ohio has unveiled a large solar project at a prison aimed at saving $245,000 in annual energy costs while training inmates to install and maintain the panels as a route to future jobs.

Solar Panel Array To Help Heat, Power Ohio Prison

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The Department of Rehabilitation and Correction holds tours Wednesday at the prison, 50 miles south of Columbus.
9:40AM
July
16, 2014

Ohio has unveiled a large solar project at a prison aimed at saving $245,000 in annual energy costs while training inmates to install and maintain the panels as a route to future jobs.

Cool Summer Temperatures Ahead

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10-day forecast, Columbus, Ohio
3:29PM
July 14, 2014

It certainly won’t be anywhere near as cold as last February, but Central Ohio and much of the nation is about to experience some unseasonable weather.