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Report: 1 in 5 Ohio inmates current or former sex offender

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative report says one in five current Ohio prison inmates is behind bars now for a sex offense or was in the past.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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NASA Glenn Center launches hall of fame to honor key figures

CLEVELAND (AP) — NASA Glenn Research Center near Cleveland is creating a hall of fame to honor key figures in its history, including a director who also served as the agency's national chief of space flight.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Uber to add 10,000 more drivers in Ohio next year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ride-sharing giant Uber will considerably expand its Ohio workforce by adding 10,000 more drivers in the state next year, including 3,000 in Columbus alone.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Bill allows but limits death-penalty evidence post trial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Condemned killers could gather post-trial evidence in their death penalty cases as long as the information doesn't embarrass, annoy or unduly burden the witnesses involved, a legislative committee agreed Wednesday in approving a revision to an Ohio capital punishment bill.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Wright State to host first 2016 presidential debate

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The first presidential debate of the 2016 general election campaign will be at Ohio's Wright State University.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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4 universities chosen for 2016 presidential, VP debates

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Four universities were chosen Wednesday to host the 2016 presidential and vice presidential debates, including veteran host Washington University in St. Louis and, marking the first such debate in Nevada, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Agency agrees to train Cleveland cops on crisis intervention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials say a county agency will train Cleveland police officers on how to intervene during mental health crises — a requirement in the city's agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform its troubled police department.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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Police: Officer shoots Ohio suspect who reached behind back

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron police say a tactical team member shot and wounded a man who reached behind his back to hide what officers quickly discovered was heroin.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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