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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.

Tree-Killing Beetle Found In 2 More Ohio Counties

The Emerald Ash Borer
April 7, 2012

A wood-boring beetle that can kill ash trees and has been found throughout Ohio now has been confirmed in two more eastern Ohio counties.

Natural Gas Report Shows Productivity In Utica Shale

Shaded areas show the extent of Ohio's deep shale fields where geologists say natural gas and oil is trapped.
April 3, 2012

The figures reported by natural gas giant Chesapeake Energy to state regulators show five Ohio wells producing 2.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas last year.

Shells Picks Pennsylvania For “Cracker” Plant

An ethylene cracking plant in Singapore.
16, 2012

Ohio Gov. John Kasich lobbied hard for the plant, which will “crack” natural gas compounds into other products.

Two Natural Gas Plants Coming To Eastern Ohio

nat gas processing plant
Natural gas processing plants will be built in eastern Ohio.
March 14, 2012

Three natural gas companies are investing $900 million on a natural gas processing plant and another plant natural gas liquids such as propane.

Critics Welcome “Fracking” Jobs, Still Call For Regulation

The shaded areas show the extent of shale formations that geologists say are trapping massive deposits of oil and natural gas.
February 29, 2012

The report from the Ohio Shale Coalition predicts 65,000 jobs from oil and natural gas drilling. Critics cede that fracking will bring jobs, but they say that’s even more reason for tighter regulations.