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Cigarette is cause of Ohio natural gas explosion

Stacy Millberg | The Star Beacon (Ashtabula, Ohio) ORWELL TOWNSHIP — Investigators with the State Fire Marshal’s Office have determined a cigarette triggered the explosion that killed a woman on Montgomery Road Wednesday. Michael Duchesne, assistant director of communication for the Ohio Department of Commerce said, a water well on the property was emptied from an appliance that was running ...

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Evans renews push for state oil tax

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State Sen. Noreen Evans is making another run at the oil industry, and this time she’s bringing in reinforcements. The Santa Rosa Democrat is joining forces with California college students, including local product Harrison “Jack” Tibbetts, in an attempt to get a tax on oil extraction in California. Evans has failed several times to get similar legislation passed. “I will ...

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