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Ohio wants vendor to keep feeding inmates despite problems

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons agency has recommended a two-year contract renewal for the private vendor criticized for problems feeding inmates, including running out of food and maggots near food prep areas.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015

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Ohio anti-abortion group lays out legislative agenda

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Amid strong Republican legislative majorities, abortion foes in Ohio set their sights Tuesday on an aggressive agenda for the new session.

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Kasich creates task force to examine college costs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new state task force will examine how Ohio's public colleges and universities can hold down costs and be more efficient.

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Ohio crash witness got 2 survivors out of burning SUV

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who witnessed a weekend highway crash helped pull two women from a burning SUV — but he says he's haunted by the two people he couldn't save.

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Foes of proposed gas pipeline lose fight in General Assembly

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline across the Blue Ridge Mountains lost a legislative battle Monday.

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Officials say heroin remains popular, available in Ohio

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio health officials say heroin remains popular and widely available across most of the state.

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Columbus aims to fight infant mortality, gang violence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus officials are allocating more funds to combat infant mortality and gang violence.

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Girl, 11, charged with murder in 2-month-old's death in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — An 11-year-old suburban girl charged with murder in the beating death of a 2-month-old who was staying overnight with her and her mother expressed no remorse over the infant's death, police said.

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