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Ohio group pushes ahead to get pot question on 2016 ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group hoping to put a marijuana legalization issue on Ohio's ballot this fall says it's pushing ahead despite the failure of a separate effort in November and won't wait to see if state lawmakers act on medical marijuana.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Ohio boy, 9, who was hit by car while sledding has died

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in suburban Cleveland say a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a car while sledding has died.

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US EPA chief touts clean energy amid pushback from states

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Ohio and other states that are pushing back against clean energy are missing a chance to add jobs and revive their economy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.

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Toddler killed in drive-by shooting in Ohio; 2 adults hurt

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in a southwest Ohio city say a 13-month-old boy has been killed in a drive-by shooting.

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Plane makes emergency landing in Ohio; no injuries

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — No injuries were reported when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at an Ohio airport after the pilot reported trouble with the plane's hydraulics system.

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Ohio leaders focus on medical marijuana as pot plan pulled

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio House leaders announced plans Thursday for a comprehensive review of medical marijuana, while disclosing that backers of an effort to purge old pot-related convictions are withdrawing their proposal from legislative consideration.

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Ohio police training panel approves drug test for applicants

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's police training commission is requiring that prospective police officers pass a comprehensive drug test before they undertake their initial training.

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West Chester police say 1 teen dead, 1 jailed in shooting

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested one of three suspects in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old resident of a southwest Ohio township.

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