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Morning fire destroys 3 Ohio homes; family escapes

MARION, Ohio (AP) — An early morning fire has destroyed three homes in north-central Ohio with residents escaping thanks to a neighbor's help.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Rebuilding Ohio college an accreditation candidate

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — A small, western Ohio liberal arts college that reopened as an independent school after a three-year shutdown has been named a candidate for accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Ohio governor signs sweeping midterm budget bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a midterm budget bill packed with policy changes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Ohio gov says pause in renewable targets reasoned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is defending signing a contentious bill pausing the state's renewable energy standards for two years as a study committee reconsiders the mandates.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Deputies make record bust in quiet Ohio township

CLEVELAND (AP) — Except for a sprawling state park and a unicycle drill team that was once a fixture in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parades, Newbury Township in rural northeast Ohio is not known for much.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Probe finds department's fuel not tracked

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Inspector General's investigation has concluded that more than 14,700 gallons of fuel were not accounted for from two Ohio Department of Transportation tanks.

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Officials: Central Ohio mumps cases reach 427

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public health officials say a mumps outbreak in central Ohio has reached 427 cases across three counties.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Teacher loses position over Facebook posts

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeastern Ohio school teacher has lost his job following Facebook posts the school board said were racist and derogatory.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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