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Study Links Hundreds Of Ohio Quakes To Fracking

By | October 15, 2014

A new study suggests that fracking triggered hundreds of too-small-to-be-felt earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the oil-and-gas extraction technique.

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House Holds Evening Hearing To Hear From Teachers On Common Core

By | October 15, 2014

An Ohio House committee took an odd step Tuesday in hosting an evening hearing to allow teachers to testify about a bill to repeal the new education standards known as Common Core.

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Ohio Prepares For Ebola

By | October 15, 2014

As doctors in West Africa continue to fight the deadly virus, health officials in Ohio say they’re preparing for a potential Ebola threat.

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COTA To Consider Bus Fare Increases

By | October 14, 2014

Riders could soon be paying higher bus fares if increases are approved by the Central Ohio Transit Authority.

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Ebola Concerns Send ‘Worried Well’ To Hospitals

By | October 14, 2014

Ohio health officials say concern over the Ebola virus has begun to send some people they’re calling “the worried well” to hospitals with concerns about fevers and other flu symptoms.

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Jury Convicts Ohio Judge On 1 Count

By | October 14, 2014

A jury in southwest Ohio has convicted a suspended juvenile court judge on a single felony count, but has hung on eight others.

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Central Ohio Man Dies After Being Hit By Car

By | October 14, 2014

Police in Columbus say a man injured by a late-night hit-and-run driver on East Broad Street earlier this month has died.

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Feds Say Pilot Error Led To Ohio Air show Crash

By | October 14, 2014

Federal safely investigators have determined that pilot error was the probable cause of a fiery crash at a 2013 Ohio air show that killed a wing walker and pilot in front of thousands of horrified spectators.

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State, Advocates Offer Different Reasons For Cash Assistance Drop

By | October 14, 2014

The state’s cash welfare program has sent out half as many checks to Ohio families than it did three and a half years ago. The state and advocates for low-income Ohioans have very different explanations about why.

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State Shale Industry Faces Pressure to Clean Up Methane Emissions

By | October 13, 2014

The Environmental Defense Fund says the state’s growing shale industry is a major source of methane emissions.