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Ohio police detective acquitted of abuse-related charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland police officer accused of beating up a man has been acquitted of all charges in U.S. District Court.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2016

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Cop placed on leave after comment about activist's suicide

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — Officials say an Ohio police officer is being put on paid leave over a Facebook comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse steps.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2016

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Kroger plans to make announcement about heroin overdose drug

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio-based Kroger Co. is ready to make an announcement about the availability of a heroin overdose antidote.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2016

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Ohio company sells classic Etch A Sketch to Toronto toy firm

BRYAN, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio company that has produced or owned the Etch A Sketch for decades has sold the classic toy to a toy firm in Toronto.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2016

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Cleveland mayor apologizes for billing family of dead boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mayor of Cleveland apologized Thursday to the family of Tamir Rice, a black 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer, for the city having sent the administrator of the boy's estate a "decedent's last dying expense" claim of $500 for ambulance services.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 February 2016

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October trial for Ohio cop who shot driver in traffic stop

CINCINNATI (AP) — An October trial date has been scheduled for a former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 February 2016

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Ohio high court: Sale of prison OK under state constitution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Supreme Court says the sale of a northeast Ohio prison to a private company didn't violate the state constitution.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 February 2016

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Ohio leaders say medical marijuana issue isn't going away

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislative leaders and statewide officers weighed in Thursday on how Ohio should address the issue of medical marijuana, with most agreeing that the matter is not going away.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 February 2016

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