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Ohio receives $1M in emergency funds for I-70 fix

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation says $1 million in emergency relief funds will go toward repairing a damaged central Ohio interstate bridge that was charred after a tanker truck carrying ethanol caught fire.

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Ohio Supreme Court won't revisit 'jock tax' ruling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected Cleveland's request to reconsider its ruling that the city's system for taxing professional athletes is unconstitutional.

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Prisons chief says Ohio struggling to find execution drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio prisons director says the state is having difficulty finding drugs needed for lethal injection.

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Commission continues work on changes in police training

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's statewide police commission is continuing its review of training requirements for law enforcement officers.

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Ohio mails $255M in workers' comp overcharges, drops appeal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation has paid hundreds of millions to state employers overcharged for insurance premiums and has dropped its appeal of a decision that led to the payments.

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OU awarded $60k grant to help former foster care students

Ohio University hosted a reception on Wednesday in the Baker University Center 1804 Lounge to announce that it has received a $60,000 grant over three years from the Ohio Attorney General's Office to support its new Ohio Reach Scholars Program, which is designed to help emancipated foster care students be successful in college.

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Ohio's Central State considering Cosby building name change

WILBERFORCE, Ohio (AP) — An historically black college in southwest Ohio says it's considering changing the title of a building named for comedian Bill Cosby.

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New lawyers given to Ohio man accused of US Capitol plot

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday appointed new attorneys for a man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of Islamic State group extremists.

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