Ohio has new uses for sediment from Lake Erie's harbors

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The federal agency that keeps open shipping channels along Lake Erie has settled a long dispute with Ohio over what to do with sand, soil and mud scooped out of Cleveland's harbor.

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Residents worry coal mine will undo clean water efforts

GLOUSTER, Ohio (AP) — As years of work to cleanse southeastern Ohio's Sunday Creek of acid mine drainage from old coal mines start to produce cleaner water and more fish species, a new coal mine is proposed to open in the region.

  • Written by By MARY BETH LANE , The Columbus Dispatch

GOP governor taps advisers for gun policy talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY-sik) says he has convened a diverse group of advisers on gun policy to help him come up with a consensus policy proposal that he can bring forward in the coming days.

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