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Brine hauler sues over biblical fracking billboard

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards opposing a local deep-injection gas well is fighting a legal threat from the Texas well owner on free-speech grounds.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Norwalk fights algal bloom in reservoir

NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio city is battling a harmful algal bloom in a reservoir, but city officials say the drinking water remains safe.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 15-mile stretch of the Ohio River closed after a fuel oil spill reopened to river traffic on Tuesday with some restrictions as containment and cleanup continued.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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1 person injured in small plane crash in Ohio

 

BETHEL, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 72-year-old man is recovering from injuries after crash-landing his plane on his own property in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Ohio police say man was shot in back while in car

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say a man was shot in the back while sitting in the front passenger seat of a vehicle.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Ohio's pharmacy board director to leave post

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The director of Ohio's pharmacy board is leaving his post in September and a new change in state law could impact his replacement.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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5K-8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River

CINCINNATI (AP) — An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

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Police: Body of boy, 9, pulled from Springfield's Buck Creek

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 9-year-old boy who apparently drowned has been pulled from a creek in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

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