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Family: Girl, 4, shot by officer firing at dog is recovering

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 4-year-old girl who was shot in the leg by an Ohio police officer firing at a dog is recovering after surgery as her family questions how the officer responded.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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Grenade-shaped perfume bottle leads to courthouse evacuation

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suspicious item that prompted a Cincinnati courthouse evacuation turned out to be a perfume bottle shaped like a World War II grenade.

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Kasich to sign $71B budget but expects to veto some items

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is expected Tuesday to sign a $71.2 billion spending blueprint that continues his expansion of the Medicaid health program and provides a state income tax cut, though he plans to strike some items from the sweeping measure.

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Senate panel weighs measure that could block legalizing pot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Senate panel is weighing potential changes to an anti-monopoly proposal that potentially could block marijuana legalization in Ohio this fall.

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Ohio lawmakers won't adjust redistricting ballot issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Senate president says a fall ballot issue proposing changes to Ohio's system for drawing legislative districts won't be revisited to include congressional lines as a result of a U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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Arrests hit heroin trade in southeastern Ohio

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Ohio say a series of arrests have put a dent in the region's heroin trade.

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Authorities investigate fishing line tied across Ohio trail

WAYNESBURG, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they're increasing patrols at a northeast Ohio hiking trail after runners reported fishing line tied across the path.

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Northern Ohio residents trying to clean up after heavy rains

Residents in northern Ohio are continuing cleanup efforts after heavy weekend rains, as much of the state braces for more wet weather.

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