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The Toledo Blade: Ohio to receive nearly $7.5M to deal with algae

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide nearly $7.5 million to Ohio to address harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie, most of it as grants to help farmers pay for practices that keep algae-feeding nutrients on the farm and out of the lake. Federal lawmakers and EPA administrators announced the grants Monday at the University…

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WKBN: 1 millionth Cruze raffled at GM plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The 1 millionth Chevy Cruze was raffled off at the GM Lordstown plant on Wednesday. Sharon Frey of Mineral Ridge got to drive home the car she builds. She is a team leader and member of United Auto Workers Local 112.

Plain Dealer: Ohio’s small businesses drive record exports and Washington notices

CLEVELAND, Ohio — While exports represent big business for Ohio, it’s not big companies driving the lucrative trade. Small to medium-sized firms account for nearly 90 percent of Ohio’s exports, which have risen to record levels. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the top U.S. trade ambassador, made that point Thursday while on a visit to…

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New York Times: Six Senators Urge Stronger Warnings on E-Cigarettes

Six United States senators urged federal regulators Thursday to require stronger warning labels on e-cigarettes. In a letter to the Food and Drug Administration, the senators said labels should warn consumers of “the known dangers of nicotine use,” including risks to adolescent brain development.

Marion Star: RAMTEC hosts Sen. Sherrod Brown

MARION – Add U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown to the list of politicians that have toured RAMTEC, Marion’s Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Center.

Plain Dealer: Advanced manufacturing growing with innovation: Here to stay in Northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND, Ohio –Manufacturing is rebounding nationwide, and in Northeast Ohio the uptick is taking shape with new jobs, new businesses and more programs aimed at helping people who make things find new ways to innovate.

Observer-Reporter: Texas Vietnam veteran gets overdue medals in Ohio

WARREN, Ohio (AP) – A Vietnam veteran from Texas who moved to Ohio this year has received a Bronze Star and other overdue medals for his military service.