Ohio farmers: It will take years to recover losses from rain

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Farmers who have been unable to plant their soybeans and corn because of this spring's never-ending rains told Ohio's governor on Wednesday that it will take years to recover their losses.

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  • Written by By JOHN SEEWER Associated Press

House panel considering changes to concealed carry gun law

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio House committee on Wednesday considered legislation opposed by law enforcement groups that would drop the requirement for people carrying concealed weapons to say they are armed during interactions with officers.

  • Written by By MARK GILLISPIE Associated Press

Ohio Supreme Court declares FirstEnergy's grid fee illegal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio utility regulators erred in granting FirstEnergy permission to charge customers an additional fee for grid modernization without imposing any requirements on use of the money, a divided Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press

Torch traveling Cuyahoga River to stop in national park

BRECKSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A national park that protects about a quarter of the Cuyahoga River is preparing to celebrate the river's health 50 years after it infamously caught fire.

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  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF