New 380 area code launching in central Ohio this month

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central Ohioans covered by the 614 area code have only a few more weeks to get used to 10-digit dialing before a new 380 area code launches in the same region at the end of the month.

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Ohio township board votes out trustee deployed with Guard

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A county prosecutor has threatened legal action after two township trustees voted out another board member on deployment with the Ohio National Guard and replaced him with an outgoing trustee.

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Special prosecutor will handle Ohio ex-cop's rape case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A special prosecutor from the Ohio Attorney General's Office is taking over the investigation of a retired policeman charged with rape after a Cleveland-area prosecutor's office was mistakenly given a protected statement from the suspect that can't be used in court.

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