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Ex-Ohio officer to appear in court on sexual assault charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former policeman in suburban Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges that include rape, menacing by stalking and misuse of a law enforcement database.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Ohio still looking into fatal overpass collapse year later

CINCINNATI (AP) — A state analysis of a highway overpass collapse that killed a construction worker in southwestern Ohio has yet to be completed a year later, and lawsuits over the accident continue as the man's family struggles with his loss.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Petition opposing nuke waste burial sent to Canadian leaders

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Opponents of a plan to bury waste from nuclear power plants less than a mile from Lake Huron have submitted a petition with more than 92,000 signatures to Canada's top environment official.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Ohio's Medicare counseling programs tops national rankings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio program designed to help Medicare beneficiaries understand complex health care benefits and options has been named the best of its kind in the nation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Official: Child dies in Columbus apartment complex fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fire official says a child is dead and another is in critical condition after an overnight blaze in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Authorities urge people to keep pets leashed near icy ponds

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio are urging people to keep pets leashed near icy ponds and warning against going in after them.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Ohio troopers seize 123 pounds of marijuana, valued at $615K

WEST JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says Ohio troopers seized 123 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of $615,000 during a traffic stop in Madison County.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Janitor arrested during after-hours party at Ohio school

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio say they arrested a janitor at a charter school during an after-hours party he threw for his birthday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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