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10:34 am
Sun May 27, 2012

New Ohio Guide: Minerals, Mining, and Reclamation

This part of Meigs County has seen over 150 years of extractive industries. Scars that are - just now - beginning to heal. Some Meigs county residents are looking at more sustainable ways to use the land. One of them is Paul Strauss

Over 40 years ago he left New York City and bought 80 acres near the Meigs County town of Rutland.

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Politics
5:45 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Voinovich Doubts Romney Favors Tax Cuts

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews former U.S. Sen. George Voinovich. A self-proclaimed "deficit hawk," Voinovich is still preaching that the country needs to both cut spending and raise taxes. He has endorsed Republican Mitt Romney even though Romney supports extending the Bush tax cuts that Voinovich says are so unaffordable. Voinovich explains that contradiction. He also talks about the U.S. Senate race between Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and state Republican Treasurer Josh Mandel, a contest that is tightening according to the latest polls.

Statewide News
5:41 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Ohio's high court dismisses gay marriage challenge

The state's highest court has dismissed a legal challenge to a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow gay marriage in the state.

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Business
5:38 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Ohio attorney general sues The Beach water park over refunds

Ohio's attorney general has sued a southwest Ohio water park for not giving refunds to hundreds of customers when it closed.

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Statewide News
5:26 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Energy bill sent to governor, but disclosure rules in it are still angering some

The legislature has passed a package that sets new regulations on oil and natural gas drillers who are rushing into Ohio to explore the state’s big Utica and Marcellus shale deposits.

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