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Ohioan admits lying about transplant to get money

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman who admits she lied about needing a kidney transplant to get money from friends has agreed in court to repay more than $39,000.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Ohio regulators say power plant goals unachievable

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State regulators told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday that new federal goals for reducing mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from power plants are unachievable, costly and based on flawed assumptions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Patrol: 19 died in Ohio crashes near Thanksgiving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says 19 people died in crashes around Ohio during the Thanksgiving holiday period.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Officer who shot boy had no choice, cop's dad says

CLEVELAND (AP) — The father of a Cleveland policeman who fatally shot a 12-year-old says the officer thought the boy's pellet gun was a real firearm and said he had no choice.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Ohio bill would shield doctors who say 'My fault'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors talking privately to patients or families after a medical mishap could acknowledge responsibility or even admit a mistake without that conversation being used against them later in court, according to a proposal in the Ohio General Assembly pushed by physicians.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Ohio lawmaker charged with fraud resigns his seat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state representative from southwest Ohio has resigned amid allegations he misled investors about a company's financial status and used their money for personal gain.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Ohio Sen. Portman rules out presidential bid

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Sen. Rob Portman says he will not run for president in 2016, choosing instead to seek a second term in the Senate over the Republican nomination for the White House.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Coroner: Exam will look at brain of Ohio St player

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A county coroner says a special examination will look for signs of traumatic brain injury in an Ohio State athlete found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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