Statewide billboard campaign to tackle drug abuse problem

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say a new billboard campaign will be used to raise public awareness about drug abuse and the need for public participation in tackling the problem throughout Ohio.

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State patrol warns holiday travelers to observe traffic laws

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is warning motorists heading into the Thanksgiving holiday period to follow all traffic laws, including buckling seat belts and never driving impaired.

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Final report analyzes options for controversial oil pipeline

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Crude oil that flows through twin pipelines beneath the channel linking Lakes Huron and Michigan could be transported to refineries in other ways, although the likelihood that the pipes will fail probably won't change much for the next several decades, according to a report released Monday.

  • Written by By JOHN FLESHER , AP Environmental Writer