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Around the Miami Valley
10:42 am
Mon April 16, 2012

WYSO Weekend: April 15, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 15, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Wayne Baker reports on Wittenburg's student radio station that was knocked off the air last week due to a busted water pipe.

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Jim McCarthy from the Miami Valley Fair Housing Center about the National Fair Housing Alliance's discrimination claim against Wells Fargo Bank.

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Business & Technology
8:32 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Regulators Say Nuclear Plant in Ohio Had Problems

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Regulators say several minor problems found at an Ohio nuclear power plant in 2011 have been ongoing for about two years.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Perry Nuclear Power Plant near Cleveland must devise a plan to correct the problems.

In a March 5 letter, a regulator says plant owner First Energy Nuclear Operating Co. and federal inspectors found errors in following proper work procedures and documentation.

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Statewide News
12:56 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Gas Well Snapshot Shows High-Producing Ohio Wells

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The first look at actively producing natural gas wells in Ohio's Utica Shale formation using the method known as hydraulic fracturing show high levels of gas production.

Figures reported Monday by Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. show five wells in eastern Ohio  producing 2.6 billion square feet of natural gas in 2011.

The figures, which Chesapeake provided to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, shows one well alone in Harrison County producing 2 percent of the state's entire natural gas production.

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Politics
5:45 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

PoliticsOhio: 'Fracking' Supporter Says Kasich Targets Energy Companies

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews Tom Stewart, a proponent of the controversial drilling process known as fracking.

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Statewide News
9:10 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Ohio's First Liquefied Natural Gas Station to Open

Clean energy advocates are announcing the opening of the state's first liquefied natural gas fueling station, aimed at long-distance truck travel.

Clean Fuels Ohio says the station is part of a planned network of such stations along U.S. interstates.

The Clean Energy LNG Truck Fueling Station will open April 4 in Seville in northeast Ohio near Interstate 76.

The station is one of four being opened in Ohio by Seal Beach, Calif.-based Clean Energy. It will be available for all trucks using liquefied natural gas.

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