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Ohio governor extends propane shipment order

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has extended the state's energy emergency declaration by two weeks to allow continued speedy shipments of propane gas to ease a cold-weather shortage.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 February 2014

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Ohio pols weigh forced mental illness treatment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More people with severe mental illness could receive court-ordered outpatient treatment and get it sooner under bills before Ohio lawmakers.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 February 2014

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Ohio to seize tax refunds from fraud debtors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says it plans to start seizing federal tax refunds sent to Ohioans who have committed unemployment compensation fraud.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 February 2014

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Ohio AG rejects voter access proposal petition

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An effort in Ohio that aims to guarantee certain voter protections in the state constitution has hit a snag.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2014

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OH lawmaker facing new counts yields chairmanship

CINCINNATI (AP) — The speaker of the state House said Thursday a southwest Ohio lawmaker has agreed to give up his powerful committee chairmanship after a new indictment that alleges he engaged in a pattern of corruption.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2014

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Authorities: Elida student brought knives to school

ELIDA, Ohio (AP) — Police in western Ohio took a middle school student into custody after the boy allegedly brought knives to school and had a notebook containing threatening comments.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2014

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Ohio Supreme Court rejects request for AEP refunds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected an appeal seeking $368 million in refunds for American Electric Power customers.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2014

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Ohio man accused of being Facebook predator

MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio are looking for other possible victims of a man accused of trying to get a young girl to send him inappropriate photos on Facebook.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2014

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