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Critically endangered Asian rhino leaving Ohio zoo to mate

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio zoo began the countdown Thursday for anyone wanting to see the last Sumatran rhino in the Western Hemisphere, before he is sent to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Police: Ohio man fatally shot his 2 sisters, hurt teen boy

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a young man fatally shot his two teenage sisters and injured a teenage boy as the trio sat in a minivan in the backyard of a suburban Cincinnati home.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Ohio Senate votes to cut Planned Parenthood funds

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate voted strictly along partisan lines Wednesday to cut off the last of government funding still flowing to Planned Parenthood after videos appeared to depict organization representatives discussing pricing for fetal tissue.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Woman charged with stealing from veterans charity in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused of stealing more than $200,000 from an Ohio charity that helps veterans, military service members and their families has been indicted on theft and other charges.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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2 firefighters held hostage in Ohio; suspect in custody

SOUTH AMHERST, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who authorities say held two firefighters hostage has been taken into custody.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Over 61,000 voters cast ballots so far in Ohio's election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's elections chief says more than 61,000 Ohioans have cast their ballots ahead of next month's election and nearly 223,000 absentee ballots have been requested.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Duke Energy to settle federal lawsuit in Ohio for $81M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Duke Energy has reached an $81 million settlement agreement to end a class-action lawsuit alleging it gave improper rebates to some large electric customers of its Ohio subsidiary.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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UAW appears poised to pass new contract with Fiat Chrysler

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union appears likely to approve a new four-year contract with Fiat Chrysler.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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