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Ohio closing another juvenile detention facility

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio announced the closing of another juvenile correctional facility Thursday as the number of young people sentenced to time in the state detention system continues to fall.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Companies propose Ohio River hydroelectric project

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Two companies are proposing to build a hydroelectric power plant at the Pike Island Locks and Dam along the Ohio River in Wheeling.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Ohio auditor finds no conflicts at JobsOhio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After a high-profile fight for access to financial documents, Ohio's state auditor on Thursday cleared executives at Gov. John Kasich's embattled private job-creation office of business conflicts but scolded JobsOhio for lacking or failing to follow some internal monitoring procedures.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Butler County's Veteran Services head under fire

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio county's veterans services director is under fire, but has withstood an effort to cut his pay.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Lawmakers OK allergy shots in Ohio schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has passed a bill that will make it much easier for schools to stock general-use supplies of epinephrine shots used to counter allergic reactions.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Lines of bargain hunters already forming in Ohio

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — A little encampment of hearty souls is growing outside a northeast Ohio Best Buy, already queuing up for next week's Thanksgiving sale.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Ohio man gets 64 years for pain-pill trafficking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge in central Ohio has sentenced one of the ringleaders of a huge pain-pill trafficking ring to more than six decades in prison.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Opponents decry Ohio 'stand your ground' proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents of a gun bill in Ohio that includes a "stand your ground" self-defense proposal say they're jamming the governor's phone lines in hopes that he'll take their side.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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