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Environment
12:33 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Report: Projects to Control Great Lakes Unlikely

Lake Erie
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Experts from the U.S. and Canada say people in the Great Lakes region should not expect any large-scale engineering projects to control water levels in the foreseeable future.

A five-year, $14.6 million study released Wednesday proposes changes in how water outflows from Lake Superior are regulated.  That might have minor effects on water levels elsewhere.

But the International Upper Great Lakes Study says putting more dams or other structures in rivers to limit ups and downs in the lakes would be hugely expensive at a time of tight budgets.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Conrad's Corner: March 27, 2012

Marietta Ball reads her poem, "Ritual"

children hospital money
5:56 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Children’s Hospitals to Get Two Million Dollars for Research Projects

Ohio’s Children’s hospitals will be getting two million dollars for two different types of research.

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Heroin Use on Rise
5:52 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Ohio Heroin Abuse Worse, First-Time Users Younger

Heroin abuse in Ohio is on the rise, according to a new report by the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services.   

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Education
12:33 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Ohio Lawmakers Strike Deal on Historical Documents

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A compromise has been struck between sponsors of an Ohio bill that would require students in grades 4-12 be taught the original texts of the state and U.S. constitutions, the Declaration of Independence and other  documents.

Different versions of the bill passed both Republican-led chambers of the state Legislature last year. But the Senate in January rejected the House changes to the bill. Lawmakers have been working out technical differences in a conference committee.

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