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Originally published on Thu March 15, 2012 7:35 am
The news that the U.S. Army staff sergeant who is suspected of murdering 16 Afghan civilians has been moved to a detention facility in Kuwait is sparking some small protests in Afghanistan.
And after the latest financial bailout of Greece, Europe is now worried more about Spain. That country has also been overspending for years, in violation of EU budget rules.
To look at the implications, Lauren Frayer brings us this report from Madrid.
LAUREN FRAYER, BYLINE: Before the ink was dry on a new European fiscal pact, Spain was already asking for a pass. Its deficit last year was nearly triple what EU rules allow.
Originally published on Thu March 15, 2012 2:22 pm
Tax hikes and tighter regulations are in store for gas and oil drillers in Ohio, if the governor has his way.
Yesterday, Republican John Kasich called for sweeping changes and stricter controls in handling the state's shale gas boom.
Tim Rudell, of member station WKSU, reports Kasich is normally anti-regulation but is making an exception.
TIM RUDELL, BYLINE: Governor John Kasich told oil and gas companies to show him the money.