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Toledo may use conservation to fight water toxins

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Consumers in Ohio's fourth-largest city may be asked to voluntarily conserve water next year to limit demand and help reduce contamination from toxins left by Lake Erie algae.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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Bush: I never wanted to be a war-time president

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former President George W. Bush said Thursday that he had a moment of clarity in a Florida elementary school classroom on Sept. 11, 2001, when his chief of staff told him the second World Trade Center tower had been struck by a jetliner and the U.S. was under attack.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014

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Some Ohio teachers to get payments after lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some educators will be refunded dues or fees by Ohio's largest teachers union under a settlement of a federal lawsuit alleging the money was improperly used for politics-related activities.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014

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Suspect in VA hospital shooting to have hearing

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man charged in a Veterans Affairs hospital shooting that wounded one employee will have a mental competency hearing in federal court in southwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014

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Ohio groups seek to enforce early voting decision

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Groups in Ohio are asking a federal judge to force the state's election chief to comply with his ruling that expands early voting this fall.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014

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From the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Reporter

COLUMBUS — With free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation, 14 public school teachers across the state have won a federal class-action settlement against the Ohio Education Association (OEA) and 11 of its regional and local affiliates for violating their rights.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014

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Feds end Ohio St. inquiry, applaud band probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education said Thursday it's closing a four-year investigation into Ohio State University's handling of sexual abuse allegations and commended the school's inquiry into its marching band.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014

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Ohio leaders support US action on militants

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's Republican U.S. senator said Thursday that President Barack Obama's plan for stepped-up action against Islamic State militants in the heart of the Middle East is overdue, and he wants to see the follow-through for an aggressive, long-term effort.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014

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