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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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Senate Dems raise school, tax issues with Ohio gov

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats in the Ohio Senate say they'll push Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) to include more preschool funding, expanded drug addiction services and a steeper tax hike on oil-and-gas drillers in his upcoming midterm budget.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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House speaker Boehner buys Florida condo

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner and his wife have bought a luxury condominium on Marco Island in southwest Florida.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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Ohio driver who killed man opts to stay in prison

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man who killed a state trooper in a 2001 drunken driving crash had to choose between serving five more months in prison, or getting out early and taking steps to address his drinking problem.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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Ohio House approves 2 election-related measures

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Proposals to trim early voting and set rules for mailing unsolicited absentee ballot applications cleared the Ohio House on Wednesday amid partisan rancor in the presidential battleground state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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