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Clean-energy proposal resurfaces in Ohio
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, 07 July 2014 21:00
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — 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 submitted under the same title since 2012.

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Tornado confirmed in Michigan; some injuries
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, 07 July 2014 20:55
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph spawned a tornado, injured at least six people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, officials said Monday, and storms with tornadoes damaged some homes in Iowa.

A fast-moving thunderstorm intensified in Michigan late Sunday over Kentwood, just south of Grand Rapids, the National Weather Service said.

Touching down in Byron Center, the twister traveled just over 6 miles and was 300 to 400 yards wide, according to the weather service website.

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Severe storms damage homes in Michigan
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, 07 July 2014 14:09
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph injured several people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, prompting flooding Monday, and storms that spawned tornadoes damaged some homes in Iowa.
A Michigan thunderstorm intensified late Sunday over Kentwood, just south of Grand Rapids. The National Weather Service said it’s possible a tornado touched down briefly between 10:20 and 10:30 p.m. National Weather Service crews were surveying the area Monday to determine whether a tornado hit.
“They were pretty fast-moving storms,” T.J. Turnage, a Grand Rapids-based weather service meteorologist, said Monday.
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Ohio police investigate death of 4-week-old baby
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, 07 July 2014 20:46
FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say they are investigating the death of a four-week-old baby after a 911 caller reported that the infant girl was not breathing.

The Fairfield Police Department says firefighters and police officers found the baby, Aubrey Reader, deceased after they responded to the call on Sunday morning.

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Man’s body found after rural Ohio pole barn fire
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, 07 July 2014 08:19
JOHNSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters have found a man dead in a pole barn that was destroyed by a blaze along a remote road in rural north-central Ohio.
Johnsville fire Chief Harlan Barrick told the Mansfield News Journal (http://ohne.ws/1qF1QW4 ) Friday that the barn appeared to be used as living quarters and was located next to a mobile home that also burned overnight.
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