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Ohio treasurer receives OK to use public money to host town halls

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's state treasurer has received permission to conduct telephone town halls using public money, in an attorney general's opinion with broad ramifications for the state's upcoming statewide elections.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Rain raises concerns about Ohio flooding, ice jams

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio residents are being urged to keep an eye out for potential flooding along rivers and low-lying areas after rain storms helped melt what's left of the recent heavy snowfalls.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Census: market value of Ohio ag products soared

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Newly released Census data shows the market value of agricultural products sold by Ohio farmers soared between 2007 and 2012.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Wright-Patt to lease some property to cut costs

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio Air Force base plans to lease property on and off the base to cut costs amid shrinking defense budgets and to bolster public and private partnerships.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Solid returns strengthen Ohio public pension funds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Strong investment returns last year have boosted the long-term financial stability of Ohio's public pension funds serving roughly 1.7 million people.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Pair of election bills head to governor - trims early voting

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Democratic Party chairman says he expects the organization to file a federal lawsuit over an absentee-ballot measure passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014

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Storms forecast for Ohio, Mississippi valleys

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Storm Prediction Center says a portion of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys could see strong winds and perhaps tornadoes Thursday afternoon.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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Officer not charged in Ohio crash that killed 6

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer whose cruiser slammed into a stopped car in the middle of an intersection tried to veer away but couldn't avoid the crash that killed six members of a family, and there is no basis to charge him, authorities announced Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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