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The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled arguments in a closely-watched lawsuit that challenges the state's authority to supersede local zoning laws with centralized regulation of oil and gas drilling.
The case brought by Munroe Falls, an Akron suburb, against Beck Energy Corp.
PROTEST APPS: Apps have been created that allow phones to help protesters perform the high-pitched, raucous noisemaking that is a staple of Thai demonstrations.
EXAMPLE: More than 70,000 people have downloaded one application that mimics the shrieking sound of a whistle — the symbol of the "whistle-blowing campaign" against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
BACK STORY: The app's popularity coincides with the rallies that started six weeks ago, attracting thousands of Bangkok's smartphone carrying upper and middle classes in a country that is one of the world's biggest users of social media.