Supporters, foes clash over underwater oil pipeline's future

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An engineering company's report on the future of twin oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac is flawed and biased in favor of continuing the existing system, critics said Monday. A business coalition said keeping oil flowing through the 64-year-old pipes is essential to Michigan's economy.


  • Written by By JOHN FLESHER , AP Environmental Writer

Ohio sends US voter panel links to publicly available data

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief complied Monday with an information request from a presidential commission on voter fraud by providing a series of web links to publicly available data.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Pharmacology profs call drug in Ohio execution 'unsuitable'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fifteen pharmacology professors are arguing to stop the impending execution of a condemned Ohio killer on grounds that a sedative being used is incapable of inducing unconsciousness or preventing severe pain.