Suicide is a top cause of death but victims largely ignored

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Suicide claims a life in Ohio every seven hours, yet its victims largely have been ignored by lawmakers, medical professionals and much of the public, a newspaper concluded following a nine-month investigation.

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Anti-fracking group plans demonstrations in Ohio, elsewhere

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Activists in about a dozen U.S. states are having a day of action to highlight concerns about potential environmental and health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a high-pressure technique for extracting oil and gas from shale deposits.

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