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Elections chief defends move to invalidate ballot issues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief acted properly in invalidating anti-fracking ballot issues in three counties and a complaint against him should be dismissed, his attorneys told the state Supreme Court in a Friday filing.

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Ohio voters' measured view of 2016 race as wild summer fades

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's been a tumultuous political summer.

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Official says project shows promise at troubled Grand Lake St. Marys

ST. MARYS, Ohio (AP) — A project that's designed to filter pollution that fuels toxic algae growth is showing signs of promise along Ohio's largest inland lake.

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Records dump doesn't satisfy critics in Ohio charter flap

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats in the Ohio Legislature and some members of the state school board continued Friday to call for an independent investigation into actions of an ousted charter schools director even after volumes of the official's records were turned over to state authorities.

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AG: Ohioans complaints of identity theft top 3,500

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's attorney general says his office got more than 3,500 complaints of identity theft over the first three years of a special unit designed to thwart it.

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Health officials warn beachgoers of Lake Erie algae bloom

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Lake County east of Cleveland say a harmful algae bloom is encroaching on popular Lake Erie beaches.

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Feds award $2M to help Ohioans enroll in health marketplace

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials are awarding more than $2 million to organizations that will help enroll Ohioans in health coverage through the federal marketplace.

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Ohio city ready for jammin' with annual reggae festival

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Some positive vibration is planned Sunday in a southwest Ohio city.

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