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Published 2 hours ago
FitzGerald: Phosphorus a toxin
Ohio gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald said Thursday that the farm fertilizer ingredient phosphorus should be treated as a toxic substance because of its impact on Toledo’s public water system.

Published 2 hours ago
Mich. woman charged with false report
MONROE — A felony charge was filed Thursday against a Temperance woman who was found unharmed a day after she claimed to have been abducted.

Published 2 hours ago
Ex-Cedar Fair COO loses case
COLUMBUS — Jacob T. “Jack” Falfas is not entitled to be reinstated as chief operating officer of Cedar Fair LP, owner of Sandusky’s Cedar Park, the Ohio Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday.

Updated 8 hours ago
Cedar Point introduces new coaster
SANDUSKY — Cedar Point amusement park, which retired its Mantis stand-up roller coaster earlier this month, said today that it will replace the ride with a new coaster, the Rougarou, which will debut in 2015 and feature a floorless train.

Published 10 hours ago
Man gets nearly 8 years for 8 bank robberies
DAYTON — A man who pleaded guilty to eight bank robberies in central and southwestern Ohio has been sentenced to nearly 8 years in prison.

Updated 13 hours ago
Falfas not entitled to reinstatement
COLUMBUS — Jacob T. “Jack” Falfas is not entitled to be reinstated as chief operating officer of Cedar Fair, owner of Sandusky’s Cedar Park, the Ohio Supreme Court unanimously ruled today.

Updated 19 hours ago
Dems: Kasich aided Suarez
COLUMBUS — Some advisers within Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s inner circle were aware his chief counsel had written to California’s attorney general on behalf of North Canton businessman Benjamin Suarez in 2011, new emails obtained by the Ohio Democratic Party suggest.

Updated 19 hours ago
Security changes made at prison
LIMA, Ohio — The prison where Chardon High School shooter Thomas “T.J.” Lane and two other inmates escaped last week has made security changes in the wake of the incident, a Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction spokesman said.

9/18/2014 12:00 AM
Congressman calls for Army dredging reform
U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green) introduced legislation Wednesday calling for an end to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ highly controversial practice of dumping sediment dredged from the Great Lakes shipping channels, including Toledo’s, back into the lake water.

9/17/2014 3:27 PM
Mich. to get added drinking water protection
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is awarding more than $525,000 in grants to help local governments protect their sources of drinking water.