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Ohio schools shut over lead-tainted water to resume classes

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Schools shut down for three days over lead-tainted water in rural northeastern Ohio are slated to reopen.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Bill would make sales tax holiday permanent, annual event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio lawmaker says he wants to make the state's sales tax holiday permanent and an annual event.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Panel weighs Ohio bill aimed at Planned Parenthood's funds

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill that seeks to divert government funding away from Planned Parenthood appeared headed for its final legislative hurdles on Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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County court in Ohio bans lookalike guns for some youths

CLEVELAND (AP) — The county juvenile court in Cleveland says youth under its supervision will be banned from having air rifles and other lookalikes that could be perceived as real.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Ohio charter-school survey flags resources as challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leaders of top-ranking charter schools in Ohio say more money is needed to pay for quality teachers and more spacious facilities if the sector is to thrive.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Murder charge dropped in drive-by killing of Cleveland boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors in Cleveland have dropped charges against a man arrested in the drive-by shooting that killed a 3-year-old boy last year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Officials: Pilot killed in plane crash in Xenia

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say the pilot of a small plane died in a crash in southwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Ohio Democratic lawmakers push for focus on economic issues

COLUMBUS (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers pushed an economic agenda Wednesday that included bills to increase Ohio's minimum wage, provide paid family and medical leave, and promote equal pay for women.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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