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Toxic algae blooms prompt delay of Ohio River swim event

NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A swim across the Ohio River from Cincinnati to northern Kentucky and back has been postponed because of toxic algae blooms found in the river.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015

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Tractor-trailer veers across 6 lanes, crashes into woods

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say minor injuries were reported after a tractor-trailer driver lost control and crashed into the woods off Interstate 70 in western Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015

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In key 2016 states, Biden hears chants of 'Joe, Joe, Joe'

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In any other year, a pair of speeches by Vice President Joe Biden on transportation and sexual assault would raise few eyebrows in the political world. This isn't any other year.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015

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US marshals: Ohio killer who left prison farm in '72 is dead

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who was convicted of throwing a student nurse to her death from a hospital roof in 1958 later walked away from a prison work farm and lived under an alias for decades, even marrying and earning a college degree, before he died in 2004, authorities said Thursday.

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Ohio's unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in August

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio's unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in August, the lowest rate since September 2001.

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Columbus school bus crash sends 8 students to hospital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say eight middle-school students were hospitalized after their school bus was involved in an accident on Columbus' east side.

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Facebook post helps staff bring missing macaw back to zoo

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — A blue and gold macaw that flew away from a central Ohio zoo during a training session has been returned to its perch there.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015

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US says Japanese company to pay $62M in price-fixing case

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Justice Department says a Japanese company charged in a conspiracy to fix prices of shock absorbers installed in cars and motorcycles sold to U.S. customers agreed to plead guilty and pay a $62 million fine.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015

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