The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has revoked operating permits from D&L Energy and Hardrock Excavating after they were both discovered to have illegally dumped thousands of gallons of fracking waste into a storm drain in Youngstown, which eventually emptied into the Mahoning River. CINCINNATI -2
In the realization of my worst nightmare, a species of Brazilian spider known for amassing in large social colonies via networks of massive webs strung across the sky literally “rained” on the town of Santo Antônio da Platina after the webs were disturbed by gusts of wind.
Special education teacher Diana Medley of Sullivan, Ind., is one of a coalition of students, teachers and clergy lobbying for a “straight” prom at a local high school that would ban LGBT students; when asked if she thinks gays have a purpose in life, she responded, “No, I honestly don’t. Sorry, but I don’t.” WORLD -2
Ohio Board of Education President Debe Terhar survived a vote by her peers to terminate her position by a landslide after her controversial Facebook post containing a fictional Hitler quote likened to Obama’s anti-gun stances. CINCINNATI -1
A new study from Public Policy Polling revealed that Fox News’ credibility has fallen 9 percent since three years ago — a record low for the outlet. WORLD +1
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