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Nick Lachey among investors in Ohio marijuana grow center

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio resident and former boy band star Nick Lachey is among five investors in one of 10 marijuana grow centers that would be created across the state under a proposed ballot issue.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015

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At least 4 injured in morning bus crash in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say at least four people have been injured after a bus crashed into a bridge in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015

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Ohio court: Minister changes stance on same-sex weddings

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio minister who wouldn't marry a gay couple while on duty at a county courthouse has apparently changed his stance.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015

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18-year-old charged in crash that killed 2 Ohio students

LYNDHURST, Ohio (AP) — An 18-year-old driver in a crash that killed two northeast Ohio high school seniors has been charged in their deaths.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015

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Ex-choir director sentenced to nearly 3 years for sex crimes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former choir director at an Ohio high school said he was "ashamed, embarrassed and disgusted" by his actions as he was sentenced to prison for soliciting sex and naked pictures from teenage boys in exchange for higher grades and other favors.

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Michigan: Ban heavy oil from Straits of Mackinac pipeline

 

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Heavy crude oil will be banned from a pipeline that runs under a scenic waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, Michigan officials said Tuesday, adding they'll also require independent analyses of future alternatives to the pipelines and worst-case consequences of a spill.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

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Ohio University donor faces protest over race-related email

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Some students and faculty at Ohio University want a major contributor to leave the school foundation's board and have his name removed from a campus building after he advised administrators to "play the race card" in a dispute over purchasing a new residence for the university president.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

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Michigan officials prepare to release oil pipeline report

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials are preparing to issue a long-anticipated report on pipelines transporting oil and other petroleum products around the state, including a controversial line that runs beneath the scenic waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

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