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Ohio releases city of Akron from fiscal caution list

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The state auditor has released Akron from Ohio's fiscal caution list after the city fixed accounting and budget practices that led to the designation in 2011.

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Man freed after 20 years sues Ohio for wrongful imprisonment

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man who spent almost 20 years in Ohio's prisons before being released when a murder charge was dropped is suing the state.

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Snow leads to southern Ohio school closures, cancels flights

CINCINNATI (AP) — A winter storm has brought heavy snowfall to the Cincinnati area and other parts of southern Ohio, closing schools and creating hazardous travel conditions.

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Storm could be winter's last big one but some want more

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A storm stretching from northern Texas to southern New England threatened to bring icy rains, sleet, and snow overnight Wednesday but also hopes it would be the last significant snowfall for the East Coast this winter.

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Autopsy expected on body found buried in snow in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An autopsy is planned on a body found buried in the snow near downtown Dayton.

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State Senate clears testing protections for Ohio students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State senators unanimously passed a measure Wednesday aimed at protecting Ohio students from unintended consequences of new proficiency tests being rolled out this school year.

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Ohio official's advisory group studies police training

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group formed by state Attorney General Mike DeWine is continuing its study of possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.

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Ohio mom, boyfriend guilty; child emailed teacher for help

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — A woman and her boyfriend pleaded guilty to raping her young children and were sentenced to prison on Wednesday, a year after one of her daughters emailed a teacher for help and said she and her siblings were being chained to their beds, deprived of food and sexually assaulted.

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