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Call centers bringing thousands of jobs to Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Call center companies are now among Ohio's largest job creators along with distribution warehouses, automakers and banks, state records show.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015

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Family unsure why man killed by roller coaster climbed fence

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Family members do not know why an Ohio man struck and killed by a roller coaster after climbing over a security fence would have risked injury to retrieve belongings that he lost while he was on the ride, the man's aunt said.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015

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A look at personal finances of Ohio candidates for US Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Now that all three major-party candidates seeking U.S. Sen. Rob Portman's seat next year have filed their reports, here's a look at how their personal finances compare.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015

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Despite record sales, Jeep Wrangler's future cloudy in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — More Jeep Wranglers are being sold than ever before and company officials say employees are working weekends to keep up with demand.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015

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Police: Man grabs, fires gas station clerk's gun after fight

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man arguing with someone at an Ohio gas station shot that person with a gun he grabbed from a clerk who was trying to break up the fight.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015

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Nearly $1B spent on liquor in Ohio over past year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says liquor sales in Ohio have set another record, nearly topping $1 billion in the past fiscal year.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015

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Ohio's largest district, others scramble to hire teachers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's largest school district has had trouble filling its teacher vacancies for the 2015-2016 school year, and it's not alone.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015

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Ohio moves to 7-day-a-week visitation at youth prisons

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's youth prisons system is moving to seven-day-a-week visitations to make it easier for parents and guardians to see their children, a policy change officials hope will mean fewer return trips once they're released.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 August 2015

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