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Family mourns Ohio boy who drowned in frozen pond

FELICITY, Ohio (AP) — A 9-year-old boy who fell through the ice and drowned in a southwestern Ohio pond over the weekend was being remembered by family members as an adventurer who loved being outside.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Arctic blast shuts schools in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Schools were closed across Ohio and officials warned people to stay inside if possible Monday as the state braced for a blast of dangerously cold weather.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014

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Boy, 9, breaks through pond ice and drowns

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy drowned when he fell through the ice on a pond in southwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014

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Hearing for young accident victim's father

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A court hearing is set for a man who Ohio authorities say ran over his 4-year-old son with his van after the boy fell out of the vehicle.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014

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Ohio courts must report mental health info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Courts in Ohio must now report certain mental health information about people convicted of violent crimes for inclusion in a law enforcement database.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014

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Group pushes to extend OH foster care to age 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Child-welfare advocates in Ohio are launching a campaign to get the state to extend foster care to age 21.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014

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Steubenville rape convict released

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A television station reports that a former eastern Ohio high school football player has been released from a juvenile detention center less than a year after his conviction for raping a 16-year-old girl following an alcohol-fueled party.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014

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Health care, taxes among issues for Ohio lawmakers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A two-year state budget is behind them. A key decision on the Medicaid health program has been made.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 January 2014

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