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Clean Energy Proposal Resurfaces In Ohio

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An Ohio effort to require billions of dollars in state investment in alternative energy has re-emerged. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine certified the petition Monday for the Ohio Clean Energy Initiative's constitutional amendment. DeWine said the proposal met an initial signature requirement and that its summary was "fair and truthful." It's the fourth such petition… Read More

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West Virginia, Nebraska OK Gun Permit Reciprocity

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West Virginia has entered into a concealed handgun reciprocity agreement with Nebraska. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey made the announcement Monday. Under the agreement, each state will honor a valid concealed carry permit issued by the other. Morrisey says Nebraska previously recognized concealed handgun licenses issued by West Virginia. West Virginia now has full… Read More

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Groups Form Coalition To Address Statewide Water Quality Issues

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A wide variety of groups representing agriculture, business and public health associations are joining forces to tackle a pressing issue: how can they protect and improve Ohio’s water quality? The coalition known as Healthy Water Ohio will start by conducting a statewide public poll in order to identify major challenges. Larry Antosh with the Ohio… Read More

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Former Chauncey Police Chief Arrested For Corruption, ‘Marijuana Growing Operation’

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A former area police chief was arrested on drug charges, including engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity. Charles A. Wachenschwanz, 46, was taken into custody on Wednesday after a "clandestine marijuana growing operation" was found inside a residence on Kempton Drive in Chauncey. Wachenschwanz, a former Chauncey Police Department chief and village marshal, was… Read More