Michigan official calls for shutting down oil pipeline

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general on Thursday called for shutting down twin oil pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, as the state released a consultant's report outlining alternative scenarios for the future of oil transport in the ecologically sensitive tourist destination.

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  • Written by By JOHN FLESHER , AP Environmental Writer

Ohio e-school loses another round in legal fight over $60M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the nation's largest online charter schools has lost another round in its multifaceted legal fight over how Ohio officials tallied student log-ins to determine the school should repay $60 million in funding.

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EPA to consider impact on jobs, despite appeals court ruling

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is not required to estimate the number of mining job losses that may be caused by air pollution regulations, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

  • Written by By DYLAN LOVAN , Associated Press

Ohio budget opens bachelor's options at community colleges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's community colleges could request to offer bachelor's degrees in certain circumstances under provisions of the state budget bill before Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik).

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