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Tuesday, 25 March 2014 09:31

Lawmakers Mulling Over Oil and Gas Tax

 

Kasich, budget experts far apart on figures
 
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 08:17

Winter Spending Surges Even More

State to pony up a couple million more for winter weather
 
Monday, 24 March 2014 09:35

Dead Fish Filling Lakes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials say Ohioans may see some dead fish along Ohio's ponds and small lakes as ice and snow from this past winter melt.
 
   The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says winterkills occur when persistent ice forms a surface barrier between the water and air that prevents circulation of oxygen and blocks sunlight. Depleted oxygen can result in fish suffocating, and plants cut off from sunlight stop making more oxygen.
 
   Winterkills are most common in shallow ponds, with the dead fish typically found along the shore. Ohio's northern counties are usually affected the most because of colder temperatures and more frequent snows, but the kills are possible throughout the state this year.
 
   Some fish die-offs also are expected in some of Ohio's larger lakes this year.

Monday, 24 March 2014 09:33

Insured Owners to Pay More

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) - Many home and business owners across Ohio with federally subsidized flood insurance are likely to be hit with rate increases this year.
 
   Around 20,000 property owners in Ohio are among the 1.1 million policyholders nationwide facing higher rates to rescue the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program
 
   Records analyzed by The Associated Press show some of those who will see their rates live in places where flooding is a constant worry.
 
   But many others will pay more despite living in cities where there have been very few damaging floods since the program began in the late 1970s.
 
   Homeowners could pay up to 18 percent more while business owners and those with vacation homes will see their rates rise 25 percent annually.

Monday, 24 March 2014 09:12

Early Ballot Casting Commences

State primaries heating up
 
Monday, 24 March 2014 08:53

Pump Prices Plummet

 Much lower than last Monday
 
Sunday, 23 March 2014 09:02

NHL

Pens, Wings and Flyers win
Sunday, 23 March 2014 08:58

Major League Baseball

Dodgers win "down under"
Sunday, 23 March 2014 08:55

NBA

Bobcats halt skid, Cavs woes continue
Sunday, 23 March 2014 08:52

College Basketball: Third Round Results

 Flyers, Gators and Cardinals win
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