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Friday | Business Journal

Texas regulators holding firm that fracking not linked to earthquakes

The Texas Railroad Commission apparently isn't shaken up by Ohio regulators' decision to limit hydraulic fracturing after finding the process may have touched off minor earthquakes in the Buckeye State.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science

Friday | Tribune-Chronicle

Primary hopefuls present different views

The people seeking the Democratic nomination for commissioner are offering voters differing perspectives of the condition of Trumbull County: One says she's the right person to pull it from the doldrums; the other says he's right to continue the county's growth and development.

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Related Topix: Trumbull County, OH, Hubbard, OH, Warren, OH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Salem News

Greenford residents say potholes worse yet

The potholes are the worst they've ever been, according to three Greenford residents who live on Lisbon-Canfield Road about a quarter-mile south state Route 165.

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Related Topix: Columbiana County, OH, North Lima, OH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ohio.com

Appropriate caution

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, US Governors, John Kasich, Opinion

Daily-Jeff.com

ODNR sets tougher regulations for drilling near faults

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer has announced new, stronger permit conditions for drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Poland, OH, Geology, Science

Business Journal

Pennsylvania not following Ohio's lead on monitoring quakes near fracking sites

Several oil and gas drilling states are keeping a close eye on Ohio after regulators issued new rules on monitoring seismic activity around drilling operations near areas with a history of earthquakes - but Pennsylvania has no plans to follow suit , New Castle News reports.

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The Review

West Branch Middle School visits Mill Creek MetroParks Farm

West Branch Middle School was afforded the opportunity to participate in the Mahoning County Soil and Water Conservation Districts Junior Envirothon on April 10 at the Mill Creek Metro Park Farm in Canfield.

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Related Topix: Canfield, OH

The Review

Mahoning County Educational Services Centerwill open new STEM school in August of 2015

The Mahoning County Educational Services Center prides itself on working with its districts to implement new and innovative ways of learning for the children of the Mahoning Valley.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Review

Crime & Courts Database

James M. Yard, 22, of Pittsburgh, Pa., $1,000 and costs , 180 days Mahoning County Jail , placed on 12 months probation, ordered to serve... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 821-1200 to set up an account.

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Ohio.com

Ohio regulators update rules to reduce earthquake risks

Today, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced there was enough information from the minor seismic event in Mahoning County on March 10 th to justify new rules on well stimulation activity in the state.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

Planetizen

Drilling Suspended After Earthquakes in Ohio; Fracking Possibly to Blame

Several earthqakes in March in Ohio's Poland Township have been linked to shale fracking, resulting in suspension of oil and gill drilling at seven wells near the quakes.

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Related Topix: Poland, OH, Youngstown, OH

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Youngstown man suspected of beating Maltese dog to death with bricks

William A. Williams pleaded not guilty on Friday in a Youngstown, Ohio courtroom to charges of animal cruelty for killing a tiny Maltese dog and domestic violence reported wkbn.com.

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Related Topix: Youngstown, OH, Animal Rights

Tribune-Chronicle

Fabricating plant opens in Hubbard

What had been a brownfield site in Hubbard was unveiled as a new 20,000-square-foot green facility serving the oil and natural gas drilling industry.

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Related Topix: Trumbull County, OH

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

school news

ST. STEPHEN REGISTRATION: St. Stephen Preschool is accepting registrations for 3- and 4-year-old morning and afternoon classes as well as a pre-kindergarten morning class.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Youngstown, OH, Youngstown State University, Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio.com

ODNR press release on earthquakes, new permit rules

Today Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer announced new, stronger permit conditions for drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Poland, OH, Geology, Science

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Regional News Stories: ODNR: Probable Link Between...

State geologists in Ohio have linked earthquake activity in the Utica Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, for the first time.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Youngstown, OH, Poland, OH

The Review

Mahoning County Land Bank seeks board member

A volunteer is needed to serve on the board of directors of the Mahoning County Land Reutilization Corporation, or Mahoning County Land Bank.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

Construction season begins

Orange barrel season, Ohio's fifth season that unofficially begins between April's showers and May's flowers, is upon us.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Trumbull County, OH, Hubbard, OH, US Governors, John Kasich

Salem News

Zeller: No recovery in Mahoning Valley

"There are a lot of people going around saying phony things about this recovery," Cleveland Economist George Zeller said, "we are but not in the Mahoning Valley and not fast enough statewide."

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Related Topix: Ohio, Columbiana County, OH, Trumbull County, OH

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

Sign language play planned

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE: The Hubbard High School's American Sign Language classes are performing "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" in sign language at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Hubbard High School auditorium.

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Related Topix: Austintown, OH

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