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Family reunion in Ohio for N. Korean detainee

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Ohio man, held nearly half a year for leaving a bible behind in a bar, on home ground.

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on Oct 22, 2014 at 12:20 PM

EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie (IN, MI, OH)

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OREGON, OHIO (Oct. 20, 2014) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman today announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies to p...

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on Oct 20, 2014 at 11:54 PM
Jeep Wrangler Could Get Alu...

Jeep Wrangler Could Get Aluminum Body And Turbo Engine

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Fiat-Chrysler is considering a switch to an aluminum body and small-displacement turbo motors in Wrangler, and production could leave Toledo, OhioThe post Jeep Wrangler Could Get Aluminum Body And Turbo Engine appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 06, 2014 at 08:21 PM

After Toledo, What's Next?

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Karen Hobbs, Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago:It’s been almost 2 months since half a million residents of Toledo, Ohio and surrounding communities were told not to drink their water after unsafe levels of toxins, caused by Lake Erie algal blooms, were found at a city water...

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on Sep 30, 2014 at 01:51 PM
End the Algae Assault: Grea...

End the Algae Assault: Great Lakes Mayors Should Push for Clean Power Plan and Clean Water Protection Rule

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Henry Henderson, Director, Midwest Program NRDC, Chicago, Illinois:The nation was greeted last month with the distressing news that nearly a half-million Americans were robbed of access to drinking water by toxic algae blooms near Toledo. It is amazing, spooky and utterly unacceptable for the citizens of...

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on Sep 23, 2014 at 02:50 AM
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US EPA Carbon Rules Comment Period Extended, But There's No Need to Delay Ohio's Clean Energy Standards

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Samantha Williams, Staff Attorney, Chicago:Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday that it’s extending the comment period on the Clean Power Plan for states to curb carbon emissions from our nation’s power fleet to Dec. 1, Ohio doesn’t need additional time to...

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on Sep 19, 2014 at 08:20 PM
Skunk With Head Stuck In Be...

Skunk With Head Stuck In Beer Can Rescued In Ohio

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OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.Oxford police said a resident called them about the skunk's predicament on Sunday. Police found the animal banging around trying to get the can off and running into shrubs. Skunks are known for the offensive spray they can emit when threatened. But Sgt. Jon Varley says an...

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on Sep 17, 2014 at 06:20 PM
Investigations underway int...

Investigations underway into Ohio prison escape

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LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Criminal and internal investigations are underway to determine how a convicted killer of three Ohio high school students managed to escape from prison, along with two other inmates, state correction officials say.

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on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Cleanup Work Complete in the Ashtabula River Area of Concern (OH)

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Ashtabula, Ohio - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove the Ashtabula River on Lake Erie from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes Program Manager Susan Hedman was jo...

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on Sep 04, 2014 at 03:53 PM
Ohio diocese discourages AL...

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

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CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching."

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on Aug 21, 2014 at 08:50 PM