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Ohio utility chief: Energy savings hard to measure

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top utility regulator provided sparse details on Monday to a new legislative panel studying the economic impact of state renewable energy mandates that have been paused for two years.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

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Ohio holiday sales projected to rise more than US

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's holiday retail sales are expected to rise even higher than national estimates as job gains and lower gas prices help fuel consumer confidence, according to an economic forecast released Monday.

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Ohio police probe shooting of boy with replica gun

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings.

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Researchers say state tree may not thrive in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Researchers and environmentalists say buckeye trees —the state tree of Ohio— may not continue to thrive in the area due to climate change.

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Panel studying Ohio's green energy law kicks off

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative panel reviewing Ohio's renewable energy law while state mandates are on a two-year hiatus is kicking off with testimony from the state's top utility regulator.

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Ohio farm raises 2014 presidential turkey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The turkey that will be presented to President Barack Obama this Thanksgiving for the traditional presidential pardon was raised in Ohio.

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Forecast to assess Ohio holiday sales outlook

CINCINNATI (AP) — Economic researchers are ready to make their annual forecast on Ohio holiday retail sales.

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Ohio gas prices down heading into holiday week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio motorists are seeing lower gas prices as they prepare to travel for Thanksgiving this week.

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