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Dredging at troubled Ohio lake exceeds state goals

ST. MARYS, Ohio (AP) — Natural resource officials say they have exceeded dredging goals this year for Ohio's largest inland, which has been plagued by toxic algae outbreaks.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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OH police kill man after shooting of woman, child

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A suspect in the shooting of his ex-girlfriend's 9-year-old son and another woman and who told acquaintances "he's not going back to jail" was shot to death Friday by police.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Ohio woman pleads guilty in forced-labor case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman accused of using ice cream to lure a mentally disabled woman and her child to captivity has pleaded guilty in a forced-labor case.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Ohio livestock prices

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Thursday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Ohio unemployment rate inches up in Sept., Oct.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate continued to move up in September and October.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Ohio auditor scolds JobsOhio for conflict handling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state auditor cited Republican Gov. John Kasich's signature job creation office on Thursday for sloppy handling of ethics and conflict-of-interest procedures in its first year but cleared its staff of the business conflict questions that have dogged it.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Report: Ohio failed to return tax overpayments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio wrongfully failed to return more than $30 million in business tax refunds to companies that properly requested the money, the state watchdog said in a report released Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Ohio sheriff warns of danger of synthetic drug

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — The sheriff in a southeastern Ohio college town says a new synthetic drug is so dangerous that he's promised not to press charges against people if they'll just turn it in.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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