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Ohio Continues To Show Modest Population Growth

21 Dec , 2017  

Give it a few years. If present trends continue, Ohio may well pass Illinois as the country’s sixth most populous state.

On Wednesday, the US Census Bureau released the most recent state population estimates. Idaho was the nation’s fastest-growing state over the last year. Its population increased 2.2 percent to 1.7 million from July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017. Following Idaho for the largest percentage increases in population were: Nevada (2.0 percent), Utah (1.9 percent), Washington (1.7 percent), and Florida along with Arizona (1.6 percent). More…

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ODNR Talks Open Burning Precautions

3 Mar , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) reminds Ohioans to take precautions while burning debris this spring and to know the state’s outdoor burning regulations. Ohio law states outdoor debris burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during March, April and May. Burning is limited in the spring due to the abundance of dry fuel on the ground. Winds can make a seemingly safe fire burn more intensely and escape control. More…

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