Judge blocks Ohio law that would ban some local hiring rules

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has blocked an Ohio law that would have barred local hiring regulations for public projects, such as Cleveland's requirement that city residents get to work on certain projects.

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Ohio ex-detective who stole pills from home avoids prison

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who admitted stealing prescription pills from a home while working as a police detective in suburban Dayton has given up his Ohio peace officer certification but won't have to spend time in prison.

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Governor, lawmakers to address priorities at Ohio AP forum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich, the heads of the state Republican and Democratic parties and other statewide leaders plan to address their top priorities this year at a forum sponsored by The Associated Press.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Federal grant awarded for health care in coal communities

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A health professor and researcher at Marshall University has received a $1.3 million federal grant to continue health care work in areas affected by coal in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

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