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    Voters overwhelmingly reject traffic cameras on Election Day
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    There's ongoing debate over the need for traffic cameras that aim to catch red-light runners and speeding motorists. Law enforcement officials say they promote safer driving. Critics say they're nothing more than a money grab. There's no debate over the fact voters don't like automated traffic ...

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    Official: 2015 Acura TLX production gets underway in Ohio
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    It's been three months since Acura unveiled the supposedly production-ready TLX sedan at the New York Auto Show, but dealers have yet to receive any units to sell. That's because, as we reported back in April, production of the TLX was pushed back. We're glad to report now, however, that ...

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    Official: Ford investing $500M in engine plant for 2.7L EcoBoost production
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    Ohio is a hot area for Ford at the moment with the announcement just a few weeks ago that production of the next-generation F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks would move from Mexico to the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, Ohio. Now, Ford is investing $500 million to hire 300 workers at its Lima ...

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    Video: Pickup wakeboarding is taking Ohio by storm
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    Ah, to be young and dumb. If there's one thing we've learned through our years on this earth, it's that situations that involve towing someone behind a vehicle are usually very, very bad ideas. Take these Ohio yokels, for example. With plenty of flooded fields to play with, they hitched a line ...

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    Official: Ohio enacts counterfeit airbag law
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    Following the lead of Connecticut and New York, Ohio is the third state to make the knowing manufacture, import, installation or sale of counterfeit airbags a felony. Bill Am HB 177 was sponsored by Republican State Representative Dorothy Pelanda, backed by the Ohio Insurance Institute and the ...

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    Video: Ohio trooper's dash cam records collision with motorcycle couple
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    Amy and Corey Waldman were riding a motorcycle down US35 in Ohio, when Ohio Highway Patrol Trooper Jacob Daymon ran into the back of their bike with his police cruiser. The resulting impact, which was caught on the cruiser's dash cam, shows the bike's riders thrown off, with the motorcycle, or ...

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    Official: Honda invests $215M in Ohio Earth Dreams production
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    Honda has announced a $215 million investment in a pair of its Ohio operations, taking its total tally for North American operations up to $2.7 billion in three years. The announcement was made at the 2013 Center For Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City. $180 million ...

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    Report: Man shoots friend trying to prevent him from driving drunk
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    Alcohol can bring out the stupid in people, so naturally, there are a few things you shouldn't attempt to do while imbibing, such as: open-heart surgery, sewing a button, tightrope walking, handling firearms and driving. It's those last two that Scott Campbell, a 40-year-old Clevelander (not ...

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    Official: Acura NSX to be built in Ohio in 2015
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    Honda today confirmed that the forthcoming Acura NSX hybrid supercar will be built at a brand-new facility in Ohio. This will be the company's third plant in Ohio, and will come as the result of a $70 million investment. Honda first hinted that NSX production would be coming to Ohio when the ...

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    Report: Ohio judge calls speed cameras a "scam," earns spot on our Christmas card list
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    There's only one thing better than fighting the man, and that's watching the man fight himself. A Hamilton County, Ohio judge has ruled against an ordinance that allowed the village of Elmwood Place to install speed cameras. The town of just 2,000 people has already seen the cameras generate some ...

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    Report: Act Surprised: Hyundai, Kia sued over inflated fuel mileage ratings
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    You knew this was coming. Shortly after Hyundai and Kia admitted that their internal processes for calculating fuel economy were flawed, resulting in a major program to compensate drivers for lower-than-advertised mile-per-gallon numbers and the re-rating of a large percentage of the two-headed ...

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    ETC: Infographic: 30 years of American-built Honda Accord
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    Are we allowed to say that this infographic celebrating the 2013 Honda Accord might be – so far – the most interesting thing about the car? Breaking down thirty years and eight generations of Accord production at Honda's Marysville, Ohio plant, it's a detailed chart of how the Accord ...

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    Report: Obama calls for trade case against China
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    According to an Automotive News report, the U.S. government has launched a trade case that focuses on ending Chinese subsidies of its automotive industry, which threaten American auto industry jobs. The case claims that the Chinese government has subsidized its automotive export industry in a ...

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    Report: America's cell phone laws, state by state
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    Memorial Day weekend is one of the premiere road trip holidays. According to the American Automobile Association, more than 30 million people will hit the road this weekend, averaging 642 miles each. That means, for many, crossing state lines. And nowadays, that's more confusing than ever. Speed ...

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    Report: The story of when DeLorean moved to Columbus, OH
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    A lot of things go down when a high-profile company is in high-profile trouble – unlikely entities can arrive with unexpected sums of money and take the company in unpredicatble directions. Such was the case with DeLorean Motor Car – which is still in business in Texas – when ...

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    Video: Patch of black ice terrorizes Ohio motorists
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    If you live in a warm weather state and haven't experienced icy roads before, we've got some video that will show you what your northern friends have been talking about. Actually, if you're a veteran of snow and ice, own a four-wheel-drive vehicle and don't slow down when it's slippery because ...

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    Exclusive: Why is the Acura NSX being built in Ohio? [w/poll]
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    Three years (on top of the three-plus we've already waited) is a long time to wait for the second coming of the Acura NSX. Measured in Internet time, it's an infinite opportunity for speculation about the whys and hows of the new car. Aside from the new supercar's hybrid powertrain, the most ...

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    Report: Marchionne says Jeep Wrangler will only be built in Ohio
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    The Jeep Wrangler is as much American icon as the Ford Mustang or Chevrolet Corvette, and Toledo, Ohio is rightly proud of its off-roader. If it's up to Sergio Marchionne (and it is), Wrangler production won't happen anywhere outside the northern Ohio town. Allpar reports that at the event ...

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    Video: Obama hears it from Jeep employees after underestimating Wrangler
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    The Jeep Wrangler is renowned for its off-road capabilities. With recent updates, it has evolved from a slightly crude utilitarian workhorse, to a utilitarian workhorse with a long list of comfort options. To say the workers in Toledo, Ohio who assemble the trucks are proud of what they do is an ...

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    Report: GM workers suing company, union over pay
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    28 workers at the Lordstown, Ohio Chevrolet plant are suing General Motors and the UAW after they claim they were wrongfully classified as temporary employees. According to the workers' complaint, they were paid 40 percent less than their permanent counterparts. The suit also accuses UAW Local ...

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