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Polish painting looted by Nazis is found in Ohio, returned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man said he had no idea an 18th-century painting hanging in his home for over 20 years had been looted from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Bill puts limits on death-penalty evidence post trial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee has approved a bill limiting the ability of condemned killers to gather post-trial evidence in death penalty cases.

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Bill to let patients get STD meds for partners clears panel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee has cleared a bill that seeks to expand access to treatment for certain sexually transmitted diseases by allowing doctors to prescribe medication to their patients' partners without first examining them.

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Mom gets prison for inciting assault of autistic girl

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Cleveland woman to 18 months in prison for inciting two 12-year-old girls to beat up an autistic child earlier this year.

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Passenger shot during pizza delivery near Ohio State campus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say a woman riding with a pizza deliverer was hit in the back by gunfire during a delivery at what turned out to be a vacant home blocks from the Ohio State University campus.

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FBI investigates bomb threats against several Ohio schools

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Federal agents are investigating several bomb threats made last week against Ohio schools.

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Ohio gets $71M federal grant for charters in wake of flap

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has received a $71 million federal grant to expand charter schools even as state authorities review possible data scrubbing by a former school-choice director and lawmakers push fixing charter oversight.

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No action in Ohio fracking tax standoff as deadline arrives

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Compromise is still eluding members of the Ohio Legislature on Republican Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) proposed tax hike on oil-and-gas drillers.

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