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Browns veteran Nate Burleson predicts Johnny Manziel will succeed despite beginning career on bench: ‘Johnny’s still the man’

ohio.com — BEREA: Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson isn't joining the masses who are questioning Johnny Manziel's ability to succeed in the NFL in the wake of the league's most popular and polarizing rookie finishing runner-up in a quarterback competition against veteran Brian Hoyer.
Aug 21, 2014

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Mailbag: More 3-D versions of original ‘Star Wars’ movies unlikely in near future

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The biggest shale play in the U.S. remains largely unknown and untapped

ohio.com — The biggest shale play in the United States -- and likely one you have never heard of -- is in Texas, according to the web site RealClearEnergy. RealClearEnergy: "Estimated at between 50 and 75 [billion] barrels, the Spraberry-Wolfcamp is exceeded in the world only by the notorious Ghawar in Saudi Arabia, which started pumping in 1948 and is still going strong.

Arctic Circle a new frontier for fracking

ohio.com — Shale fracking is moving north to the Arctic Circle, writes Ed Struzik at Yale Environment 360. Struzik: "No one knows yet exactly how much shale oil and gas there is in the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and the territory of Nunavut.