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10:30 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Teen Pleads 'Not Guilty' in Ohio Craigslist Killings

An Ohio teen has pleaded not guilty to killing one man and attempting to kill a second in a deadly Craigslist robbery scheme that targeted older and single out-of-work men.

Brogan Rafferty, his ankles and wrists cuffed, made a brief appearance Friday in adult felony court in Akron on charges originally filed in Noble County, where the case unfolded.

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Business & Technology
10:27 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Marcellus Gas Production and Recycling Rise

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Production of Marcellus Shale natural gas in Pennsylvania rose again in the second half of 2011, slightly
exceeding projections.

The state reported Friday that drillers produced the equivalent of 1.66 billion cubic feet of gas per day from July to December.

That's up from about 1.19 billion cubic feet per day in the previous six months.

That translates into a yearly average of about 1.42 billion cubic feet per day. That's up slightly from previous industry projections of 1.3 billion for 2011.

Ohio Speed Limit
6:12 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Ohio House Panel OKs Plan for 70 MPH Speed Limit

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The speed limit for cars and trucks on Ohio's interstate highways would increase from 65 mph to 70 mph under a bill passed by a House committee.

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Health
8:19 am
Thu February 16, 2012

University of Dayton to Keep Contraceptive Care Coverage

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The University of Dayton's says it will continue to offer employee health insurance that covers contraceptive care and isn't changing the plan because of the fight over a new federal policy on birth control.

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Education
7:48 am
Thu February 16, 2012

Ohio Colleges Pitch Construction Projects

Ohio's public colleges and universities have presented the state with a $350 million proposal for construction projects, representing the top priorities for the institutions as determined by a higher education committee.

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