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6:56 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Company Pleads Guilty To Illegal Dumping Of Fracking Waste

Owner Ben Lupo has shut down his disposal company, Hardrock Excavating, since his arrest in 2013.
Credit cleveland.com

A Youngstown company has pleaded guilty to illegally dumping fracking wastewater into a storm sewer 33 times between October 2012 and January 2013. 

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6:48 am
Fri May 29, 2015

EPA Finalizes Rule Governing Waterways

The U.S. EPA has finalized it's rule defining which streams and wetlands should be protected under the Clean Water Act.

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6:39 am
Fri May 29, 2015

FBI Probing Beavercreek Police Shooting

Angela Byers
Credit Federal Bureau of Investigation

The new head of the FBI's Cincinnati division says agents are conducting a thorough review of last year's shooting of a black man by a white Beavercreek police officer.

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6:36 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Man Shot By Cleveland Police Files Civil Rights Lawsuit

Alex Littlejohn
Credit Cleveland Police

A man shot and paralyzed by Cleveland police following a robbery last year has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city.

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6:28 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Ohio Senate Democrats Offer Budget Amendments

Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni
Credit ohiodems.org

Minority Democrats in the Ohio Senate have offered more than 500 amendments to the chamber's version of the two year state budget - more than twice the number they proposed two years ago.

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6:24 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Regional Jobless Rate Declined In April

Central Ohio's unemployment rate for April is 3.8 percent, down six-tenths of a point from March.

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6:15 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Ohio Ranked 12th For Obesity

Ohio is ranked 12th on a list of the nation's most-obese states. 

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7:16 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Lawmakers Approve Delaying 2016 Presidential Primary

State Lawmakers have approved a measure moving Ohio's 2016 presidential primary back a week to March 15. 

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7:13 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Memorial Day Highway Fatalities Increase Slightly

The Ohio Highway Patrol says 14 people were killed on the roads over the Memorial Day weekend - one more than last year.

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7:11 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Critics Pack Public Meeting To Oppose Plans For Upper Arlington Park

Credit City of Upper Arlington

Dozens of Upper Arlington residents packed a public hearing last night on plans to build four new baseball diamonds at Fancyburg Park. 

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6:57 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Woman Who Dropped Child Into Cheetah Pit Pleads No Contest

Michelle Schwab
Credit dailymail.co.uk

A Delaware, Ohio woman who dropped her 2-year-old son into a Cleveland zoo cheetah pit has pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of aggravated trespassing. 

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6:39 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Cleveland Police Union Head Blasts Consent Decree

Steve Loomis
Credit cleveland.com

The head of the Cleveland police union says the consent decree the city signed with the U.S. Justice Department is impractical and dangerous.

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6:28 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Two Law Enforcement Officers Fired For Offensive Social Media Posts

Reynoldsburg Police Office Katherine Mielke
Credit City of Reynoldsburg

A Reynoldsburg police officer has been fired for making racist posts on Facebook. 

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9:34 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Hopes And Expectations Surround Police Reform Agreement

Mayor Frank Jackson (center) flanked by U.S. Attorney for Northeast Ohio Steve Dettelbach (left) and Vanita Gupta of the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division (right).
Brian Bull

Cleveland leaders and federal officials jointly presented a 105-page document yesterday that they say will reform the city's police department. 

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9:31 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Murder Victim’s Husband Says Witnessing Execution Of Her Killer Changed His Mind

David Brewer was the ninth person executed by the state of Ohio since capital punishment was reinstated.
Credit wikipedia

The survivor of a murder victim who witnessed the killer’s execution now says he has second thoughts about capital punishment. 

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9:27 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Algae Blooms Add To Problems At Central Ohio Lake

Credit Newark Advocate

The central Ohio lake where a faulty dam and lowered water levels are already biting into the summer economy now has another problem: algae blooms. 

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9:25 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Tornado Hits Southwest Ohio

Credit cnn.com

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado with winds of 105-miles-per-hour touched down yesterday in Beavercreek.  

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9:22 am
Wed May 27, 2015

The Generation Gap In Care For Developmentally Disabled In Ohio

The care of Ohioans with developmental disabilities has changed dramatically in the past few decades. 

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7:26 am
Tue May 26, 2015

First Lady Speaks At Oberlin

First Lady Michelle Obama at Oberlin College
Credit whitehouse.gov

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the graduation ceremony for the Oberlin College class of 2015 yesterday.

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7:16 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Cleveland Reaches Settlement With Feds Over Police Practices

Protesters wait to be charged in weekend clashes with police following the acquittal of Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo
Credit cleveland.com

A senior federal law enforcement official says the city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over its report showing police engage in a pattern or practice of using excessive force and violating the civil rights of citizens. 

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