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Ohio Gas And Oil Drilling Still Rising

Ohio's oil and gas production continues steady rise
6, 2014

Statistics released by the state on Friday show production of oil and natural gas from shale drilling continued its steady increase in the third quarter of 2014.

Local Radio Legend Bob Conners Dies

WTVN officials say Conners died Sunday in his Florida home.
November 24, 2014

Connors hosted morning and weekend shows on WTVN for more than 40 years before retiring in 2011.

Demolition Recommended At Ohio Uranium Plant Site

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The gaseous diffusion plant at Piketon
November 22, 2014

The federal government recommends demolishing over 200 buildings at the site of a former Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio.

OSU Dedicates New James Cancer Hospital

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The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
8, 2014

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held Friday to mark the dedication of Ohio State’s new James Cancer Hospital. The $750 million facility is now the third largest cancer hospital in the U.S.

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

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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

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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.