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Cleveland black leader George Forbes backs legal pot in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A proposal to legalize marijuana in Ohio has won the support of one of Cleveland's most influential black leaders.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 September 2015

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Columbus Zoo mourns loss of 40-year-old grizzly bear

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — The oldest brown bear to have lived at a North American zoo had to be euthanized this week at the Columbus Zoo.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 September 2015

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Ohio church sues strip club for holding topless protests

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio church has sued a strip club and its scantily clad staff for protesting topless outside the house of worship during the past five years.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 September 2015

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Kidnap suspect arrested in Chillicothe where women disappeared

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A law enforcement task force investigating the deaths and disappearances of several women in and around a southern Ohio city has announced the arrest of a man on kidnapping and assault charges.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 September 2015

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Report cites Ohio cop's 'critical errors' in motorist death

CINCINNATI (AP) — An outside investigative report says a University of Cincinnati police officer made critical judgment errors and used poor police tactics in a fatal traffic stop shooting.

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Central State University removes Cosby's name from building

WILBERFORCE, Ohio (AP) — A historically black college in southwest Ohio says it is permanently removing the name of comedian Bill Cosby from its communications building.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 September 2015

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Ohio Statehouse commemorates 9/11 with flag display

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly 3,000 flags are on display on the lawn of the Ohio Statehouse to mark the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Ohio cities sue to protect vegetation around reservoirs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five Ohio cities have sued to stop a state law allowing residents near city-owned reservoirs to remove surrounding trees and other vegetation that protects drinking water from pollutants that can cause algae problems.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 September 2015

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