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Crews clearing path through Lake Superior ice; ships stuck

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Crews are working to clear a path through ice on eastern Lake Superior that's left freighters unable to move, including one that had a hole punched in its hull.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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Ohio sues over US plans to dump toxic sediment in Lake Erie

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday over the federal agency's plan to charge the state $1.4 million to dispose toxic sediment dredged from Cleveland Harbor and the Cuyahoga River into containment facilities rather than Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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State testing water after northeast Ohio chemical spill

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Residents in northeast Ohio are waiting to hear from state environmental officials whether their water is safe to drink following a chemical spill at an injection well facility.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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Environmental group's ad decries Portman pollution amendment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A national environmental group has launched a $500,000 ad campaign against U.S. Sen. Rob Portman in Ohio, claiming a federal budget amendment he introduced could undercut the enforceability of the federal Clean Air Act.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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Billboards aimed at reducing gun violence on display in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Billboards aimed at reducing gun violence will be displayed the next few weeks in the Dayton area.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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Ohio child welfare agencies promote abuse prevention

CINCINNATI (AP) — Child-welfare workers across Ohio are planning to wear blue and invite others to join them in promoting awareness and prevention of child abuse.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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Fugitive treasure hunter expected to change plea

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A deep-sea treasure hunter charged with contempt of court after refusing to testify about gold he discovered from a historic shipwreck is expected to change his plea.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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2 people killed in one-car crash in Springfield, 2 injured

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A teenage girl and a 21-year-old man have died in a one-car crash in western Ohio that left two other passengers injured and authorities searching for the driver who they say fled.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015

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