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Ohio Democrats seek to join lawsuit over voting changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Democratic Party and two of its county organizations are seeking to join a federal lawsuit filed in May that alleges that election laws and rules in the political battleground state disproportionately burden Democratic-leaning voters.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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Ohio mayor says removal of dam in northwest Ohio delayed

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A northwest Ohio mayor says removal of the Ballville Dam will be delayed for possibly a year because the Army Corps of Engineers wants more testing of sediment trapped behind the dam.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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Services in Ohio set for Army skydiver killed in Chicago

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — There will be visitation services Friday evening in southwest Ohio for a soldier who served in Afghanistan and Iraq and with the Golden Knights skydiving team.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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2 Cincinnati-area airports receive almost $340K in funding

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials say two Cincinnati-area airports will receive almost $340,000 in federal funding for repairs and new equipment.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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'Louis Stokes Day' honoring ex-congressman proposed in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker is proposing an annual "Louis Stokes Day" to recognize the state's first black congressman, who died this week.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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Complaint filed over police department's ban on headscarves

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed an employment discrimination complaint over the ban on Columbus officers wearing headscarves for religious reasons.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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Human remains found by sheriffs at northeast Ohio drug bust

ROAMING SHORES, Ohio (AP) — Police participating in a northeast Ohio raid say they found more than just drugs: They say they also found bones.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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Ohio man gets 35-to-life for fatal stabbing of neighbor

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man has been sentenced to 35 years to life in prison for fatally stabbing a woman who lived in the same suburban Cleveland apartment complex.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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