Mason's natural jewel - Cincinnati.com


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Mason's natural jewel
Cincinnati.com
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's 600-acre Bowyer Farm property north of Mason's downtown is a refuge for plants and wildlife. Early Warren County settlers transformed natural wetlands into farmland. Dallas and Helen Bowyer donated the property ...

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7 Historical Haunts - History


History
7 Historical Haunts
History
ohio state reformatory Opened from 1896 to 1990, the reformatory housed more than 150,000 men over the course of its history. Located on land once used as a training camp for Civil War soldiers, the facility was established to rehabilitate young male ...

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10Best: The brightest fall foliage around the USA - USA TODAY


USA TODAY
10Best: The brightest fall foliage around the USA
USA TODAY
The Metroparks offer Northeast Ohio residents a myriad of maple and oaks to enjoy during one of the most colorful seasons of the year. ... Wander a tranquil atmosphere full of fiery Japanese maples and other Asian flora during fall. Jonathan Ley ...

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Sierra Club: Ohio utilities' plan to have customers subsidize coal plants ... - Columbus Business First (blog)

Sierra Club: Ohio utilities' plan to have customers subsidize coal plants ...
Columbus Business First (blog)
Earlier this week Columbus Business First presented AEP Ohio's reasoning for seeking power purchase agreements to guarantee income on most of its Ohio coal-fired power plants. The Sierra Club has been out in front of the issue since the state's ...

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AEP seeks fee to keep plants running - Bucyrus Telegraph Forum


Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
AEP seeks fee to keep plants running
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
The power company last week filed a request with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to buy the energy from several coal-powered plants now operated by its unregulated affiliate AEP Generation Resources. The plan would affect Conesville Units 4, ...

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ODNR announces Capital Improvement Plan - Logan Daily News


Logan Daily News
ODNR announces Capital Improvement Plan
Logan Daily News
“This is a really exciting time for Ohio State Parks and the Department of Natural Resources, for a lot of reasons” said Gary Obermiller, Chief of the Ohio State Parks System. “I'm excited to be at the helm and help lead this division into a new era ...

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No quiet period for AEP Ohio in PR game - Columbus Business First (blog)


Columbus Business First (blog)
No quiet period for AEP Ohio in PR game
Columbus Business First (blog)
The latest proposal from AEP Ohio is perhaps its most complicated: It wants Ohio customers to shoulder the risk for four of its coal-fired power plants to ensure their long-term viability. It's a complicated proposal, spurred by the impact of federal ...

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Report: FirstEnergy's coal focus 'not a winning strategy' - Midwest Energy News


Midwest Energy News
Report: FirstEnergy's coal focus 'not a winning strategy'
Midwest Energy News
FirstEnergy's effort to get Ohio consumers to subsidize noncompetitive power plants is short-sighted and won't guarantee long-term financial health, according to a new report. That's because FirstEnergy continues to center its business around coal ...

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