Toledo marijuana law abolishing jail time, fines in effect

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Part of a recently adopted ordinance in northwest Ohio that abolished jail terms and fines for possessing small amounts of marijuana is already in effect despite a pending legal challenge.

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Records: Homes cited for lead poisoning still pose threat

CLEVELAND (AP) — More than 500 Cleveland homes previously cited by health officials for causing lead poisoning in children over the past six years still pose a threat, according to city and county records.

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Family, university reach $5.3M deal in traffic stop death

CINCINNATI (AP) — The family of a man shot and killed by a University of Cincinnati police officer who pulled him over for not having a front license plate has reached a $5.3 million settlement with the school.

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Ohio concealed-carry permit will be invalid in Virginia

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The attorney general's office says Ohio still will recognize concealed-handgun permits issued in Virginia even after that state stops recognizing Ohio's permits on Feb. 1.

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