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Jeni's halts production after listeria again found in plant

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has found listeria in its plant again and has halted production and closed retail shops for the second time since April, the company said Friday.

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Court rejects Veterans Day sentence for Navy charity scammer

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio appeals court says a man convicted of masterminding a $100 million Navy veterans charity fraud won't have to spend every Veterans Day in solitary confinement as indicated in his prison sentence.

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Online charter school in Ohio cleared in truancy probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An online charter school in Ohio has been cleared of allegations lodged in an anonymous email that it failed to withdraw hundreds of chronically truant students to pad its rolls.

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US oil and natural gas rig count drops by 9 to 859

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by nine this week to 859.

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Interstate 71 closures planned in Cincinnati for tunnel work

CINCINNATI (AP) — Work on an interstate tunnel overhaul project and construction of Cincinnati's streetcar system will mean downtown road closures this weekend in the southwest Ohio city.

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Ethics probe: No conflict in Ohio school board member's job

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Ethics commission says a state school board member's leadership role with an association representing independent universities doesn't constitute a conflict of interest.

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Judge: Enough evidence to charge police in black boy's death

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge said Thursday that enough evidence exists to charge two white policemen in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy who was holding a pellet gun, a largely symbolic ruling because he can't compel prosecutors to charge them.

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Economics of effort to legalize pot in Ohio in crosshairs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican prosecutor who is heading a task force on marijuana legalization in Ohio said the analysis of potential impacts released by his group Thursday presents a balanced look at the issue, a claim questioned by the state auditor.

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