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Justice Dept.: No contempt charges for former IRS official

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department won't seek criminal contempt charges against Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of a controversy over how the agency treated conservative political groups.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Kasich strikes voter item from Ohio's transportation budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich used his line-item-veto authority on Wednesday to strike a provision in the state's transportation budget that Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Ohio governor to sign new rules aimed at Lake Erie algae

OREGON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor is set to put in place new rules that should help cut down on the pollutants feeding the algae in Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Partial draining to begin at central Ohio's Buckeye Lake

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — The water at central Ohio's Buckeye Lake is set to be lowered following the state's decision to maintain winter lake levels until its deteriorated dam can be replaced.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Ohio NASA center awards $18 million contract for thrusters

CLEVELAND (AP) — NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has awarded an $18 million contract to design and build two new thrusters that probably will be used on future Discovery missions.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Ohio leaders aim to capitalize on criticism of Indiana law

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Ohio are aiming to capitalize on backlash against a religious-objections law in neighboring Indiana that critics say could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Ohio governor vetoes voter item in bill; impact unclear

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The governor has used his line-item-veto pen to strike a provision that Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students from voting in Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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US gives threatened status to northern long-eared bat

DETROIT (AP) — The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly wiped out in some areas by the spread of a fungal disease.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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