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A plan to put six wind turbines in Lake Erie is one step closer to getting the green light. 

The Army Corps has approved construction of the Icebreaker Wind renewable energy project, the last federal permit needed.

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Governors and state lawmakers have struggled for decades with school funding. The Ohio Supreme Court has struck down the property-tax based funding method four times in the last 22 years. Now two lawmakers say they think they’ve finally fixed it. Their new school funding formula they say is stable, customizable and transparent.

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Kenmore leaders hope the state’s recent approval to designate the heart of Kenmore Boulevard a National Historic District will be the key to attracting the development they’ve been seeking.

Once one of Akron’s busiest commercial districts, Kenmore Boulevard now has many empty storefronts.

Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance Director Tina Boyes says to reenergize Kenmore, the boulevard needs places people can gather -- like a coffee shop, a restaurant or a brewery.

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A new report from an organization focused on promoting Northeast Ohio’s biomedical industry finds that the region is ranked third in the Midwest for investments. 

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ANDY CHOW / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

State lawmakers are entering a final week of negotiations on the transportation budget.

And the Republican Senate president is saying the competing proposals are closer than they appear, despite big differences on how much the gas tax will increase.

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