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Duke halting coal burning at Ohio plant

NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) — A utility says it will stop burning coal at a southwest Ohio power plant that was the site of a recent oil spill into the Ohio River.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014

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Toledo ups spending on chemicals to treat water

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Making sure drinking water is safe in Toledo will cost nearly $2 million more than the city expected.

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Ohio to mail voters absentee ballot application

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief says applications for absentee ballots will be mailed Friday to all registered voters in the state.

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Ohio student accused of shooting classmate

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a 14-year-old student shot a 15-year-old classmate in the groin over a dispute at school.

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Fired OSU band director will be issue at meeting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of the fired Ohio State University marching band director say they plan to show up in force for a meeting of the university trustees.

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Money manager gets 15 years in Ohio fraud case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio money manager accused of bilking 141 investors in a Ponzi scheme fraud has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay $34.5 million in restitution.

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Put-in-Bay bar manager denies rape charge

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — The manager of a popular bar in the Lake Erie island resort community of Put-in-Bay has pleaded not guilty to raping a woman after a night of drinking.

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Ohio school chief unhappy with Youngstown progress

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top education official tells a newspaper that he's unhappy with the progress of improvements in Youngstown's beleaguered city schools.

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