Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms

DETROIT (AP) — The reward for surviving last winter's frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — in some cases, five times as expensive as last season.

And that's even if they can get it.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

Hits: 169

Read more...

Goodyear aims to use rice husk byproduct in tires

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the world's biggest tire manufacturers is taking another step toward more environmentally friendly production by incorporating a byproduct created by the burning of rice husks into a material used in high-end tires.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

Hits: 115

Read more...

Winter heating costs expected to lower for Ohioans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With a milder winter predicted, experts say heating costs should be lower for most Ohioans.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

Hits: 145

Read more...

Ohio Libertarians to make case for ballot access

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge is giving parties in a lawsuit seeking access to the 2014 ballot for two disqualified Libertarian candidates three days to make their case.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

Hits: 111

Read more...

Ohioan gets 6 years for having ricin, lying to FBI

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison after being convicted of having ricin and lying to FBI agents when he denied making the deadly toxin.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

Hits: 122

Read more...

Former Ohio state hospital won't be haunted house

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — A crumbling former state mental institution in northeast Ohio won't be used as a haunted house as planned this Halloween because it's not safe for the public.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

Hits: 156

Read more...

Pedestrian killed when hit by truck in NW Ohio

GENOA, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a pedestrian was killed when he was hit by a truck in northwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

Hits: 152

Read more...

James Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

Hits: 157

Read more...