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Coalition: Veterans groups' electronic raffles raised $12M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Electronic raffle machines operated by fraternal and veterans organizations brought in millions of dollars for Ohio charities during the past three years, according to a coalition of groups that is fighting an effort to shut them down.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Officers shoot, kill suspected Ohio gang ringleader

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the suspected ringleader of a gang with 2-decade-old roots in Columbus was shot and killed as officers tipped to his whereabouts tried to arrest him.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Elections chief: 70 local races, issues decided by 1 vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top election official is reminding residents that every vote matters after a review of recent election results found some nail-biting contests.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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West Virginia, Ohio visitors seek guidance in North Dakota

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A delegation of government and economic development leaders from West Virginia and Ohio is visiting northwestern North Dakota to see firsthand what it's like to deal with an energy boom.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Ohio Attorney General sues over health care law tax

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Applying a tax aimed at helping keep premiums affordable under the federal health care law to state and local governments is unconstitutional, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine claimed in a lawsuit filed Monday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Officer charged with assaulting woman who videotaped police

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — A police sergeant in southwest Ohio has been charged with assault after officials say she used physical force to remove a camera from a resident who was taping police activity.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Report says 98 arrested last year for Ohio human trafficking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A report says police departments made 98 arrests last year during human trafficking investigations in Ohio, identifying 181 potential victims

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Report: Ohio sees 6 overturned convictions in 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A national report ranks Ohio fifth among states for its number of exonerations last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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