Kasich vetoes tax hike that would've sent money to counties

Gov. John Kasich's vetoes in Ohio's new two-year budget included nixing a proposal to increase taxes on health insurers that would have sent money to counties and regional bus services.

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  • Written by By JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press

Court: Energy firm can pass $55M cleanup costs to customers

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court says an energy company is allowed to pass on the $55 million cost of cleaning up two polluted sites to its customers in the form of an added charge on their monthly bills.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Rest stop garden in Ohio planted to attract birds, bees

PORTAGE, Ohio (AP) — A renovated rest stop along Interstate 75 in northern Ohio includes a small garden with native flowers and grasses designed to attract pollinating birds and bees.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS