(UPDATED AT 8:58 A.M.) Japan deployed military helicopters, high-pressure water cannons and fire trucks Thursday in an increasingly desperate attempt to cool an overheated nuclear complex and avoid a nuclear meltdown.
Of 400 people who weighed in on the issue, the majority believe the Huron County Airport should temporarily close its runway to accommodate traffic for the nearby raceway, the airport's president said.
Ohio has moved closer to joining neighboring states in the debate over natural gas drilling, a shift that could bring jobs and more money along with worries over the impact on drinking water and the environment.
Due to a water main break, the Huron Water Department has issued a boil alert for residents located on the north and south sides of Cleveland Road West from Rye Beach Road to Canterbury Drive.
The boil alert is in place at least until noon Thursday, police said. Check back for updates.
It's still not clear how Gov. Kasich plans to fill Ohio's $8.6 billion shortfall. According to administration figures, spending falls from $120.3 million in Strickland's last budget to $119.5 million - a savings of only $800,000.