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Shale Boom Brings Jobs, Noisy Neighbors

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At his property line, Frank Brothers holds a sound meter reading 86 decibels. The noise runs 24/7.
9:06AM
September
18, 2014

For many of Ohio’s rural residents, the shale boom has been a godsend of money and jobs. But for some, it’s a constant, deafening headache.

Four Killed In Northeast Ohio Plane Crash

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7:29AM
August
26, 2014

Police say a plane has crashed shortly after takeoff at a regional airport, killing four people about 15 miles northeast of Cleveland.

The Economic Impact Of Lebron

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The city of Cleveland was celebrating last week as Lebron James announced he was returning to Cleveland after four years with the Miami Heat.
8:55AM
July
17, 2014

Lebron James’ return to Cleveland is great news for basketball fans there. It’s also good news for their local economy.

Kasich Denies Any Involvement In Suarez Case

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Kasich says he "may have had a meeting with (Suarez) a long time ago", but he denies any involvement in the case against Suarez.
8:23AM
June 25, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he “may have had a meeting” with embattled businessman Benjamin Suarez, but he says he’s not involved in the campaign finance case and Kasich’s testimony would serve no purpose.

Epidemic Of Girls’ Knee Injuries Traced To Genetics And Training

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Even highly competitive female athletes are more prone to knee injuries than boys, both because of genes and physics. Sports training could reduce the risk of injury, but few programs offer it.
8:47AM
June
4, 2014

Girls are up to ten times more likely than boys to suffer knee injuries in sports like soccer and basketball. Some Ohio researchers say they’ve discovered that genetic differences help explain the disparity. But a lack of proper sports training is also partly to blame.

Six Indicted In Cleveland Chase and Fatal Shooting

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Timothy Russell (left) and Malissa Williams were killed by Cleveland Police after a chase that ended with 137 shots fired by officers. Police claimed they were fired on first, although a gun was never recovered.
11:18AM
June
2, 2014

Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams were killed in the chase in November 2012. Police claimed they were fired on first, although no guns were recovered.

Singer Pushes Lawmakers To Make “Ohio” State Country Song

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Zach Paxson is a singer and songwriter from northeast Ohio. And he’s on a campaign of his own, for his song “Ohio”.
8:30AM
May 15, 2014

A northeast Ohio man is hitting the campaign trail to promote a cause that’s very personal to him: enshrining into state law a song he wrote about his home state.

Youngstown Mayor Indicted On 25 Felony Charges

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Youngstown Mayor John McNally faces 25 felony counts and 9 misdemeanor charges, stemming from his time as a Mahoning County commissioner.
7:51AM
May
15, 2014

The State Attorney General and Cuyahoga County prosecutor say corruption charges have been filed against Youngstown’s Mayor, Mahoning County’s auditor and a former candidate for county prosecutor.

Tressel Signs On At YSU, Gets $300K Annual Salary

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Tressel had been an administrator at the University of Akron the past two years and was a finalist for its presidency.
8:16AM
May 13, 2014

Former Ohio State University football coach Jim Tressel has officially signed on to be the ninth president of Youngstown State University.

Jail Hostage Situation Resolved Without Injuries

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Officials say the inmates grabbed and handcuffed the officer Wednesday afternoon at the Trumbull County Jail in Warren and held him for several hours.
7:24AM
April 24, 2014

A correction officer taken hostage by three inmates at a northeast Ohio county jail has been released unharmed, and the inmates have been taken to a maximum-security facility.