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Ohio AG: More than 9,200 rape kits tested for DNA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says the state's crime lab has tested more than 6,500 rape kits as it seeks DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 March 2015

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Pest infesting hemlock trees subject of Ohio workshop

ROCKBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Appalachia Alliance is sponsoring a weekend workshop on the risks a non-native insect is posing to southeastern Ohio's hemlock trees.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 March 2015

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Rash of Ohio animal shelter burglaries could be related

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators say more than a dozen break-ins at animal shelters across Ohio could be related.

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Wal-Mart denies claims in lawsuit over fatal store shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wal-Mart on Friday denied responsibility for the death of a man fatally shot by police while carrying an air rifle in one of its stores last year.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 March 2015

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Air Force veteran who saved orphans in Korean War dies at 97

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — Retired Air Force Col. Dean Hess, who helped rescue hundreds of orphans in the Korean War and whose exploits prompted a Hollywood film starring Rock Hudson, has died at age 97.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015

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Ohio reports 5.1 percent unemployment rate for January

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in January, matching the revised rate for December.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015

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Ohio State will require students to be vaccinated

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Incoming Ohio State University students won't be allowed to schedule classes next fall if they're not up to date on their vaccinations.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015

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Ohio newspaper settles federal suit after staffers detained

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The federal government has settled a lawsuit filed by an Ohio newspaper after a reporter and a photographer were detained and had cameras confiscated outside a military tank plant.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015

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