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Court orders EPA to revise ship ballast dumping regulations

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court ordered the government Monday to rewrite its regulations on ballast water discharges from ships, one of the leading culprits in the spread of invasive species across U.S. waterways.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015

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Police: Boy, 11, accidentally shoots and kills, brother, 12

CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy fatally shot his 12-year-old brother during a target-shooting outing in eastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015

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Politicians of both parties question Ohio charter grant

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Politicians of both parties are taking issue with the federal government's decision last week to grant $71 million over the next five years to Ohio's embattled charter school system.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015

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House considers tougher prison terms for Ohio gun crimes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans who repeatedly use guns to commit crimes would face tougher penalties under a proposal being heard by a House committee.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015

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Senator Brown wants more cash for aging water infrastructure

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Democratic U.S. senator is making another pitch to get more federal money to fight sewage overflows that contribute to algae growth in lakes and rivers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015

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Ohio elections chief offers website as early voting begins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As early voting begins in Ohio, the state's elections chief is offering first-ever online videos describing three statewide fall ballot issues.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015

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'Oh, my God': Man who finds missing 2-year-old girl jubilant

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A man who found a little girl who'd been missing from her great-grandparents' home for two days sounded jubilant in a 911 call.

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Ohio animal sanctuary owner surrenders 5 tigers to state

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who kept five tigers at his Ohio animal sanctuary surrendered them to the state Monday after failing to meet tightened requirements for ownership of dangerous wild creatures.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015

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