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Governor wants to raise taxes on oil, gas production

Gov. John Kasich isn't giving up on his efforts to raise taxes on oil and gas production in Ohio.

He predicted that if lawmakers once again reject the proposal, as they have in recent years, it likely will end up as a state question for voters to decide.

Ohio’s Oil and Gas Industry to award scholarships

Students interested in pursuing careers and training in the crude oil and natural gas industry have until March 1 to submit their scholarship applications to the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP). Qualifying students will receive $1,000 renewable scholarships to attend an accredited Ohio college, university, technical or trade school of their choice.

Potential big boost for area

A proposed land purchase almost two years in the making, which could open the door for numerous economic development projects in the city, is moving forward.