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TV spending in Ohio legislative contests increases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Spending on television advertisements for state legislative races in Ohio is on the rise ahead of the fall election, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Center for Public Integrity.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Green Day, Sting, Withers among rock hall nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — The punk trio Green Day, the short-lived British band The Smiths, "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers and Sting are among the first-time nominees for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Attendance up at Columbus zoo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attendance records are on track to fall this year at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

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App for crime victims planned by Ohio researchers

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — University of Dayton researchers are using a federal grant to develop a smartphone app to make it easier for crime victims to access support services.

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Attacker assaults Ohio woman, sets her on fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman told police she was dragged into the bushes off a walking trail, sexually assaulted and set on fire.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Ohio AG clears petition for bottle-deposit issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal in Ohio to create a refundable deposit on glass, metal, plastic and other containers has cleared an initial hurdle.

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Police dog dies after left in cruiser for 4 hours

 

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A police dog in northeast Ohio died from heatstroke after being left in a police cruiser for more than four hours last month, officials said.

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Marathon ties among potential JobsOhio conflicts

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Ethics Commission has found that a deal struck with Marathon Petroleum Corp. last year posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of the state's privatized job-creation board, JobsOhio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014

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