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Cleveland cops' consequences for 2012 chase, shooting linger

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland fired six officers for their roles in a 137-shot barrage of gunfire that killed two unarmed people in 2012 after a high-speed chase, but the potential consequences of that day for police still aren't fully resolved.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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High lead levels in 5 kids in Ohio town with tainted water

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Five children so far have elevated lead levels in a northeastern Ohio village where lead-tainted drinking water has been detected, health officials said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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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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