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Cleveland police take gun from boy, 7, seen loading ammo

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they confiscated a gun, a stun gun and a knife from two boys after a woman spotted a 7-year-old trying to load bullets into a gun magazine outside a home.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2015

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Monitor: Cleveland police must undergo cultural shift

CLEVELAND (AP) — The entire Cleveland police department must undergo a cultural shift to earn the community's trust and any real change may require a financial commitment from the city, a member of the team hired to monitor a police consent decree said Wednesday.

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Ohio lawmakers OK bill overhauling charter school oversight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After years of emotional public debate, Ohio lawmakers passed an overhaul of the embattled charter-school system with new performance, accountability and reporting requirements, which supporters say should assure federal officials that millions of dollars in charter funding headed to the state will be wisely spent.

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Woman awarded $1.6 million over DuPont chemical in water

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman was awarded $1.6 million Wednesday in the trial of a lawsuit that alleged a chemical from a DuPont Co. plant contaminated drinking water and contributed to her contracting kidney cancer.

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Ohio Senate passes bill to expand treatment for STDs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill that seeks to expand access to treatment for certain sexually transmitted diseases has cleared the state Senate.

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Janet Jackson, Chicago, The Cars nominated for rock hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson, Steve Miller, Chicago and The Cars are among the first-time nominees being considered for induction next year in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Charges dropped against woman said to run over husband

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a second-grade Ohio teacher charged with running over her husband while their two daughters were inside the car.

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Man gets 2 years for defrauding credit union out of millions

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio man was sentenced to two years in federal prison for conspiring to defraud a credit union out of more than $3.7 million.

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