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Marijuana legalization backers to deliver Ohio petitions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A campaign to legalize marijuana in Ohio for medicinal and recreational use is ready to meet a July 1 deadline for delivering petition signatures.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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Senators delay vote on anti-monopoly item aimed at pot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Senate panel has delayed a vote on an anti-monopoly proposal that potentially could block marijuana legalization in Ohio this fall.

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Mother of boy killed by police hires 3rd set of attorneys

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a boy who was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer while holding a pellet gun has hired her third set of lawyers to represent her and her family in a federal lawsuit against the city of Cleveland and two patrolmen.

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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.

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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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