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Construction Begins On Eastern Ohio Pipeline

One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
5, 2013

Work on an underground pipeline to transport liquid petroleum products across Ohio has begun in Muskingum County and other portions of Eastern Ohio.

Oil Companies Pulling Out As Tax Debate Rages On

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Four large drilling companies are selling off thousands of acres in Eastern Ohio.
26, 2013

Four large oil and natural gas companies are selling off thousands of acres in Eastern Ohio, but that’s not stopping the debate over increasing Ohio’s severance tax on drillers.

Environmentalists Push To Ban Ohio’s Monitoring Of Storage Wells

The early stages of a waste water well being drilled in Mahoning County.
18, 2013

A coalition of environmental and community groups is asking federal regulators to suspend Ohio’s authority to monitor wells that store drilling waste water.

DeWine To Convene Grand Jury For Steubenville Case

Lady Justice sits atop the Jefferson County Courthouse in downtown Steubenville. The community has struggled with media attention since two high school football players were charged with and convicted of rape.
March 18, 2013

Ohio’s attorney general says he’ll convene a grand jury to investigate whether other people should be charged in a rape of a teenage girl beyond two boys who were found guilty.

Steubenville Prosecutors Turn To Cell Phone Evidence

A statue of Lady Justice sits atop the Jefferson County Courthouse in downtown Steubenville. Two Steubenville High School football players are charged with raping a 16-year-old girl last August.
14, 2013

Police and witnesses from phone service providers have testified about cellphones collected as evidence in the case against two high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl.

Prosecutors, Defense Lay Out Case As Steubenville Trial Begins

The eastern Ohio community has been divided over the case that's drawn worldwide news coverage for its intertwining with social media and calls for justice by the hacker group Anonymous.
March 13, 2013

After months of worldwide attention, the trial of two Steubenville high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl is under way.

One Dead, Another Injured After Eastern Ohio Drilling Accident

The accident happened near Carrollton in eastern Ohio.
February 26, 2013

Authorities said the accident occurred Monday afternoon at a gas drilling rig near Carrolton, southeast of Canton.

“War On Coal” At Forefront In The Race For Ohio’s 6th District

The most common sign in eastern Ohio's 6th District doesn't mention either congressional candidate.
25, 2012

Anti-war slogans are everywhere in eastern Ohio this campaign season. “Stop the War on Coal” is one of the most common yard signs seen in Ohio’s sprawling 6th congressional district, a region at the center of the state’s shale oil and gas boom.

Road Trip: The National Museum Of Cambridge Glass

The National Museum of Cambridge Glass is housed in the former home of the Cambridge Glass Company.
10, 2012

Every week this travel season, we’re taking you to an interesting but sometimes overlooked part of Ohio. Today we’re headed to the National Museum of Cambridge Glass in eastern Ohio.

The War On Coal In Ohio

15, 2012

Backers of both President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney have been running Ohio ads attacking the other candidate’s position on coal.