Critics: Reducing farmland tax would cost Ohio homeowners

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are debating whether to reduce property taxes for farmers, a move critics say would raise taxes for rural homeowners and potentially cause school districts to lose state funding.

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Half of Ohio city's energy to come from water as plant opens

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio city expects to produce nearly half its energy this year using hydroelectricity, now that a $685 million hydroelectric plant about 30 miles southeast of Cincinnati has become fully operational.

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Rock 'n' roll architect's ashes find a home in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — The ashes of Alan Freed, a seminal figure in the history of modern music, have found a permanent home in Cleveland, where Freed coined the term rock 'n' roll and organized what is considered the genre's first concert more than 60 years ago.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press