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Ohio oil well output doubles in a year; natural gas triples

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oil production has more than doubled and production of natural gas has tripled in Ohio in one year, bolstering arguments by the administration of Gov. John Kasich that the industry is thriving enough to sustain a tax increase.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Hundreds ask Cleveland to reopen police mini-stations

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hundreds of people are asking Cleveland to reopen police mini-stations as leaders consider reforms for the city's police department.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Over $2M to help public housing residents find jobs in Ohio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly $2.6 million will be available to help public housing residents in Ohio find job opportunities and be more self-sufficient.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Woman pleads guilty in Ohio girl's methadone death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman who poisoned a 5-year-old Ohio girl with methadone in 2010 has pleaded guilty to causing the child's death years later.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Lawmakers seek short-term action to stop Asian carp advance

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress are calling for quick action at a crucial spot in the Chicago area to block Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015

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2-year effort aims to prepare 500K Ohioans for emergencies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The American Red Cross and Columbia Gas have launched a new effort aimed at getting more Ohioans ready for fires, floods and other emergencies.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015

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Ohio reviews ginseng rules as diggers, dealers increase

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are reviewing new ginseng regulations as the number of Ohioans digging and selling the medicinal root increases.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015

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Ohio National Guard to help form new cyber protection team

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A cyber protection team of soldiers from Army National Guard units in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan will be among the first of three such teams beginning work this fall to support the military's cyber defense efforts.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015

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