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Crews will hunt for leak near sunken barge in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says underwater contractors sent to Lake Erie will search for the source of what appears to be a petroleum leak from a barge than sank eight decades ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015

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A look at state laws addressing LGBT nondiscrimination

 

In the absence of a federal law banning discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people, there is a sharp split among the states, with some enacting such protections and a majority opting not to. According to LGBT-rights advocacy groups, here's the latest breakdown:

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Butler County sees more inducing panic charges from schools

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The number of juveniles charged with inducing panic because of school-related threats in a southwest Ohio county has nearly doubled over the last two years, court officials said.

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Jury convicts former charter school leader of theft

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former leader of two closed Ohio charter schools has been found guilty of depositing checks intended for school expenses into his personal bank account.

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Ohio Farm Bureau leader stepping down after nearly 20 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is searching for a new leader for the first time in nearly 20 years.

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Police: 60-year-old man shot to death while riding bike

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 60-year-old man who appeared to be riding a bicycle in northeast Ohio.

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Police: 15-year-old boy killed in drive-by shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a teenager was killed in a drive-by shooting in Cleveland.

It happened around 4:45 p.m. Sunday.

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Airstream to develop design students' prototype trailer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 2013 class project created by students from the Columbus College of Art & Design will become a reality thanks to western Ohio-based manufacturer Airstream.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015

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