COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Voters on Tuesday rejected a proposal to ban hydraulic fracturing in a northeast Ohio city where disposal of wastewater from the drilling method led to earthquakes and alleged groundwater contamination. Member Susie Beiersdorfer of Youngstown said the group was disappointed but might consider rewriting the proposal and trying again.
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A former Ohio Supreme Court justice's new state job is raising unique ethical questions in the ongoing legal battle over Gov.
*Michigan outcome a "catastrophe" for unions. CHICAGO, Dec 13- Laws that weaken the power of organized labor could spread to more U.S. states in 2013 after supporters of the measures scored a major victory over unions in Michigan this week, and earlier in the year in Indiana, experts said.