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Bipartisan effort launched to reduce Ohio inmate population

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan group including one of the nation's leading anti-tax crusaders and the American Civil Liberties Union is launching a new effort to reduce Ohio's inmate population.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015

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Cleveland seminar looks at attracting refugees to city

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland wants refugees and other immigrants to know they are welcome in the city.

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College research institute receives $99M Air Force contract

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio college's research institute has announced a $99 million contract with the U.S Air Force— the largest contract in the institute's history.

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Police use stun gun on Ohio man they say bit officer

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say officers used a stun gun on a suburban Akron man after he was seen running around naked and bit an officer in northeast Ohio.

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Police leaders ready to support Cincinnati interim chief

CINCINNATI (AP) — Leaders of Cincinnati's police officers say they will support the interim replacement for the chief who was fired after two years on the job.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015

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Ohio students to join national sing of Star-Spangled Banner

CINCINNATI (AP) — More than 500 Cincinnati students are expected to take part in a planned sing-a-long this Friday of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

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Ohio woman gets 5 years for stealing dying man's wallet

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio woman who pleaded guilty to stealing a 58-year-old man's wallet while he was dying of a heart attack in his Cincinnati home has been sentenced to serve five years in prison.

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Legislative term-limit effort clears initial hurdle in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A ballot effort to cap at 12 years the combination of time a person could serve in the Ohio Legislature has cleared an initial hurdle.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015

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