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11:07 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Dem Local Leaders Oppose Ohio Turnpike Leasing

Democratic local officials opposed to leasing the Ohio Turnpike have announced they'll do their own study of whether it's a good idea.

The leaders from counties across northern Ohio said at news conferences in Cleveland and Youngstown yesterday that they're skeptical of an analysis planned by the state. They expect it will favor leasing, as proposed by Republican Gov. John Kasich.

Mahoning County Commissioner Anthony Traficanti predicted that privatizing the turnpike would be a "total nightmare" resulting in potholes and dangerous lapses in plowing and maintenance.

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Health
11:00 am
Fri February 3, 2012

Michael Foods Widens Egg Recall

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A Minnesota food company is widening its recall of hard-cooked eggs because of a potential for listeria contamination.

Michael Foods, of Minnetonka, is recalling eggs in brine sold in 10- and 25-pound pails for institutional use in 34 states. The eggs carry six brand names: Columbia Valley Farms, GFS, Glenview Farms, Papetti's, Silverbrook and Wholesome Farms.

Politics
5:14 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Some State Officials Not Coming To Kasich State Of The State Speech

All of the members of the Ohio Supreme Court and all of the state’s top office holders are typically on hand at the Governor’s State of the State speech. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, this year is different.

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Around the Miami Valley
3:16 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Crows love hanging out in Springfield

 

SPRINGFIELD - Thousands of crows have been swarming around downtown Springfield for several months. It's not unusual for the birds to come to this area. That's been happening since the 1970s. 

The crows blanket the tree tops and the sky in such great numbers that at times it becomes impossible to see anything other than their impressive v-shaped formations.

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Music
10:20 am
Thu February 2, 2012

Josh Eagle and the Harvest City Release Second Album

Josh Eagle and the Harvest City

For their second album,  A Good One is Hard to Find, Josh Eagle and the Harvest City blend their Americana/Roots sound with pure rock and roll.  And shortly, they'll head back into the studio begin work on a follow up.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Josh Eagle about the new album, upcoming shows and the band's plans for the rest of the years.

Josh Eagle and the Harvest City will perform at Blind Bob's on February 3, 2012.

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