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Ohio’s Voter Registration Deadline Nears

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Ohio voter registration deadlines are coming within days.
10:42AM
October 2, 2014

The voter registration deadline for this fall’s election is nearing. Ohioans should double check now to make sure they are registered to vote.

Poll: Kasich’s Lead Grows To 22 Points

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The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows the Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 57 percent to 35 percent.
9:03AM
October 1, 2014

Governor John Kasich’s lead over his Democratic challenger has surpassed 20 points in the latest independent poll.

Tax Credit Authority Revokes Incentives For 105 Companies

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For many companies not meeting expectations, the tax-credit panel is reducing incentives it offered previously.
8:42AM
October 1, 2014

Ohio officials say they’re cracking down on companies that received tax incentives but have failed to create promised jobs.

FirstEnergy Moves To Suspend Energy Efficiency Program

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FirstEnergy is the first utility in Ohio to seek approval from state regulators to suspend its energy efficiency programs.
8:02AM
September
30, 2014

FirstEnergy has become the first Ohio utility company to make a big move since state lawmakers voted to delay incoming renewable energy mandates.

Experts Predict Lower Heating Costs This Winter

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Many energy companies used the lessons of last winter, one of the coldest and snowiest in decades, to improve their delivery systems.
8:17AM
September
29, 2014

With a milder winter predicted, experts say heating costs should be lower for most Ohioans.

High Corn Yields Offset By Expenses, Down Prices

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Experts predict most farmers will have enough assets to withstand a tough year or two.
9:08AM
September
22, 2014

Most farmers are reporting they are producing more bushels this year, but the price they’re able to get for the commodity has been roughly cut in half compared to last year.

Ohio Unemployment Unchanged From July To August

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Trade, transportation and utilities lost the most positions, while government and educational and health services added the most workers in August.
10:33AM
September 19, 2014

State labor officials says Ohio employers added about 200 jobs in August as the official jobless rate hovered at 5.7 percent.

Dublin Lures Amazon With Free Land

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The city of Dublin has offered free land to an Amazon subsidiary to encourage it to set up shop in the area.
4:24PM
September
9, 2014

The City of Dublin proposes to give away land to a web-based data company.

Federal Judge Blocks Ohio Measures On Early Voting

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A federal judge strikes down Ohio's early voting restrictions.
12:14PM
September 4, 2014

A federal judge has blocked an Ohio law trimming early voting and ordered the swing state’s elections chief to set an expanded voting schedule.

Ohio Supreme Court Delivers Blow To AEP In Coal Ruling

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An American Electric Power plant in Conesville, Ohio.
8:03AM
September
4, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with state utility regulators in a dispute with American Electric Power over how much the company can charge customers for coal.