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Columbus zoo says its polar bears aren't pregnant

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials at a central Ohio zoo say its two female polar bears aren't pregnant, confirming the prediction of a specially trained beagle that uses a smell test to detect polar bear pregnancies.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 January 2014

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Industry lobbyist pushes revised Ohio drilling tax

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A top lobbyist for Ohio's oil and gas drilling industry urged state lawmakers Wednesday to support a package of tax revisions advanced as an alternative to an earlier plan by Republican Gov. John Kasich.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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How states fared on unemployment benefits claims

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 330,000, a sign of fewer layoffs and that hiring will likely continue to be steady.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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Police: Springfield man said he accidentally shot brother

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old Springfield man told them he accidentally shot his 18-year-old brother while removing a gun from a safe.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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GPS helped cops close in on Ohio slaying suspects

BARBERTON, Ohio (AP) — GPS surveillance of a violent ex-convict's ankle bracelet places him at the scene of a New Year's Eve home invasion and shooting in northeast Ohio that left a man and his two teenage children dead, according to court documents.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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Weather closures cost Wright-Patt millions

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Closing for two days in the past month because of bad weather has cost Ohio's largest military base more than $6 million in payroll.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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Columbus zoo wants more money from taxpayers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium wants more money from taxpayers to pay for improvements and expansion.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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Man with 48 bombs in Ohio is an Indiana Guardsman

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man being held Wednesday on $1 million bond in central Ohio after police say they found bombs and other weapons in his vehicle is a specialist in the Indiana National Guard, trained as an intelligence analyst, a Guard official said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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