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Uncle of boy, 12, shot by officer calls for change

CLEVELAND (AP) — The uncle of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by a Cleveland police officer told mourners at a memorial service Wednesday that they must be advocates for change through peaceful protest and civil disobedience.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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Holder to talk police, community relations in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be at a forum in Cleveland to talk about building trust between law enforcement and minority communities.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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Montgomery County deputies investigated over racial texts

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio sheriff says two white deputies accused of exchanging racially charged text messages on their personal phones have been put on leave, and three more officers are under investigation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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Full closures of southbound I-75 ahead in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Motorists heading south into downtown Cincinnati or to Kentucky on I-75 will need to use detours or avoid driving there at night during several nights starting this Friday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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Ohio traffic fatalities up from last year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says the number of traffic fatalities in Ohio is up from last year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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Bills would decide when, how officials get raises

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers in Ohio are weighing proposals to a boost to their salaries and those of other elected officials.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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Local tax changes divide Ohio businesses, cities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A sweeping overhaul of Ohio's municipal tax system was set for a vote Wednesday in the state Senate.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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Toledo mayor: US must focus on water quality

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor of Toledo, Ohio, is calling for the federal government's full attention to improve water quality in America's lakes and rivers, describing the toxic algae blooms that tainted his city's water supply this summer as a danger "doomed to be repeated."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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