Company says it knew about oil pipeline damage 3 years ago

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The company that operates twin oil pipelines in a Great Lakes waterway said Friday it knew three years ago that protective coating had been damaged in one area but didn't inform regulators, an acknowledgment that drew sharp criticism from Michigan officials.

  • Written by By JOHN FLESHER , AP Environmental Writer

Ohio ballot fight over drug prices sees $50M in spending

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers of a fall ballot issue in Ohio aimed at lowering what the state pays for drugs have been outspent by the pharmaceutical industry-funded opposition by nearly 4-1.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

5 killed in Ohio farmhouse fire; cause of blaze not known

FOSTORIA, Ohio (AP) — Five people were killed in a farmhouse fire so intense that the first firefighters to arrive Thursday could not get inside to save the victims, authorities said.

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