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4/11/2014 12:44 PM
Ohio regulators link seismic activity, fracking
COLUMBUS — State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to gas drilling, leading the state to issue new permit conditions in certain areas that are among the nation’s strictest.

4/11/2014 12:28 AM
Panel advises slashing list of capital offenses
COLUMBUS — The ultimate punishment under Ohio law would be reserved for the “worst of the worst,” and mentally ill people could not be executed if recommendations from a state task force become law.

4/11/2014 10:50 AM
Bankruptcy judge OKs Detroit plan
DETROIT  — Detroit can move ahead with a plan to settle a ruinous multimillion-dollar debt with two banks for $85 million, a judge said today as he also urged the bankrupt city and other creditors to reach more deals.

4/11/2014 12:00 AM
Energy efficiency timeout debated
COLUMBUS — Advocates for Ohio’s renewable energy and efficiency standards argued this week that it would be a mistake to throttle back on a market that is paying dividends.

4/10/2014 12:04 AM
Board: Sick-out not illegal strike
COLUMBUS — Nineteen Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority drivers who called off sick on Monday were not engaged in an illegal strike, a state panel ruled Wednesday.

4/10/2014 12:19 AM
Kasich visits Toledo, touts state construction projects
A three-year, $260 million widening project on I-75 between Perrysburg and Findlay is a big-money highlight of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s statewide construction program this year, but a much smaller reconstruction job in downtown Toledo is much more likely to give area drivers orange-barrel fatigue.

4/10/2014 8:07 PM
Shooting reported near Columbus school
COLUMBUS — Police say two people have been shot near a central Ohio elementary school, while a school district spokesman says no children were injured or involved in the shooting.

4/10/2014 7:43 PM
106,000 Ohioans enroll in expanded Medicaid
COLUMBUS — More than 106,000 Ohioans have signed up for Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer funded health program, while thousands of others are waiting to hear whether they are deemed eligible.

4/10/2014 6:59 PM
Panel protects mentally ill from execution
COLUMBUS -- A state task force today released recommendations that would call for the mentally ill not to be executed under Ohio's provision calling for the death penalty.

4/10/2014 5:06 PM
Ohioan ordered to wear bully sign
CLEVELAND -- An Ohio man who called his neighbor “Monkey Mama” as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on their wheelchair ramp, was ordered by a judge to carry an “I AM A BULLY!” sign on a busy street this weekend.