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Ex-lawman pleads guilty to theft, records tampering in Lima

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A former lawman in northwest Ohio admits he stole more than 30 guns that were supposed to be destroyed and sold some to unwitting fellow officers.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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Union protest punctuates Koch group's Ohio summit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of union workers and their supporters demonstrated and marched in downtown Columbus to protest the politics of billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch (kohk) and their flagship conservative organization, Americans for Prosperity.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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Ohio launches campaign to combat problem gambling

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is launching a new campaign targeting the 5 percent of Ohioans struggling with problem gambling.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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Fracking foes sue Ohio elections chief over ballot ruling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Residents in three Ohio counties contend in a lawsuit that Secretary of State Jon Husted violated their rights when he invalidated ballot proposals they offered that would have restricted development projects related to the gas-drilling technique known as fracking.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015

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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.

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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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