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Gas Well Blowout Worries Eastern Ohio Residents

The Utica Shale extends through much of eastern Ohio
October 31, 2014

The quick response of a Texas firm stopped a dangerous leak at a natural gas well in eastern Ohio Wednesday morning

Ga. Hospital: Nurse Who Had Ebola To Be Released

Amber Vinson
Health officials say Dallas Nurse Amber Vinson will be released from a Georgia hospital today.
October 28, 2014

An Emory University Hospital spokeswoman says a 29-year-old Dallas nurse who was treated for Ebola will be released.

CDC: Nurse With Ebola Said She Felt Funny On Ohio Visit

Amber Vinson
Dallas Nurse Amber Vinson was diagnosed with Ebola after treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas Hospital. She visited family in Akron before being diagnosed with the deadly virus this week.
October 17, 2014

A CDC official says a Texas nurse who has Ebola indicated she “felt funny” and spent extra time resting during a visit to Ohio in the days before she was diagnosed in Dallas.

OSU’s Mirror Lake Well On Its Way To Sustainability

The fountain in the center or Mirror Lake might be removed at some point in the near future to make the water's surface more reflective
26, 2014

For 9 months a chain-link fence surrounded Mirror Lake as crews made repairs – part of an on-going project to ensure future students get to enjoy Mirror Lake.

Anti-Fracking Billboards In Ohio Coming Down

Two billboards in Coshocton, Ohio oppose deep-injection wells. The billboard owners ended the lease on the signage.
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.

CDC, Sen. Sherrod Brown, Make Case To Fight “Superbugs”

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Drug-resistant superbugs of concern to CDC, some members of Congress
September 5, 2014

Health officials say antibiotic-resistant bacteria continue to rise and pose threats that can lead to fatal infections.

Cincinnati Zoo Remembers Last Passenger Pigeon

"Martha" lived and died at the Cincinnati Zoo
September 1, 2014

The Cincinnati Zoo remembers the last known passenger pigeon with a renovated memorial 100 years after the bird’s death at the zoo.

Damaged Insulation Led To Underground Explosions In Columbus

1, 2014

American Electric Power says explosions that sent manhole covers flying in downtown Columbus last February happened when insulation material on electricity cables broke down because of water, salt and other factors

Goodyear Christens New ‘Wingfoot One’ Airship

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Wingfoot One emerges from the hangar
23, 2014

Ohio-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has christened its new airship, launching the next generation of its well-known blimps.

Health Officials: 2 Ohioans Have West Nile Virus

Mosquito Bites
West Nile Virus is transmitted by mosquitos
August 20, 2014

Ohio health officials have confirmed that two women have been hospitalized with the West Nile virus in state’s first human cases.