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Court orders anti-fracking issue back on Youngstown ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that an anti-fracking measure in Youngstown must be put back on fall ballots.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Officials say sea lamprey numbers down across Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Populations of invasive, fish-killing sea lampreys have fallen to their lowest point in decades across the Great Lakes, showing that control measures costing millions of dollars a year are paying off, officials said Wednesday.

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Ohio Senate proposal would end funds to Planned Parenthood

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate has introduced a bill that would divert government funding from Planned Parenthood.

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Agencies, Enbridge plan Straits of Mackinac oil spill drill

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — State and federal agencies are teaming with pipeline operator Enbridge Energy Partners for an oil spill response exercise in the area where crude is piped beneath the Great Lakes.

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Senators want ban on vessel shipments of oil on Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's U.S. senators are calling for a ban on shipments of crude oil by vessels on the Great Lakes.

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Police: 8-month-old boy found dead was left in SUV for hours

MACEDONIA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an 8-month-old baby boy was found dead in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in northeast Ohio after he was left in a car for hours.

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Cleveland police to get enhanced training on mental health

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland officers will receive enhanced training on how to deal with people during mental health crises, a requirement in the city's agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform its trouble police department, officials announced Wednesday.

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Jewelry found in theft suspect who got stuck in elevator

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in suburban Cincinnati say there's another twist in the case of two suspected jewelry store thieves who got trapped in an elevator while fleeing and ended up being rescued by firefighters.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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