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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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3.5 magnitude earthquake reported in SE Ohio

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that a mild earthquake has shaken residents in southeastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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FitzGerald picks SW Ohio senator as running mate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial contender Ed FitzGerald has picked a Cincinnati lawyer and state senator well known to President Barack Obama as his running mate as he seeks to unseat Republican Gov. John Kasich in 2014.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Great Lakes levels rise, but slump hasn't ended

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal scientists say Great Lakes water levels are up sharply this year because of heavy rain and snow. But it's too early to declare an end to the slump that has affected most of the system since the late 1990s.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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