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Interstate 71 closures planned in Cincinnati for tunnel work

CINCINNATI (AP) — Work on an interstate tunnel overhaul project and construction of Cincinnati's streetcar system will mean downtown road closures this weekend in the southwest Ohio city.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 June 2015

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Ethics probe: No conflict in Ohio school board member's job

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Ethics commission says a state school board member's leadership role with an association representing independent universities doesn't constitute a conflict of interest.

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Judge: Enough evidence to charge police in black boy's death

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge said Thursday that enough evidence exists to charge two white policemen in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy who was holding a pellet gun, a largely symbolic ruling because he can't compel prosecutors to charge them.

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Economics of effort to legalize pot in Ohio in crosshairs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican prosecutor who is heading a task force on marijuana legalization in Ohio said the analysis of potential impacts released by his group Thursday presents a balanced look at the issue, a claim questioned by the state auditor.

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Police: 3-year-old dies after shooting in Hamilton

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old child who was shot died at a southwest Ohio hospital, and a neighbor says she heard the mother screaming that her son had shot himself.

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Ohio Senate to hear testimony on final budget changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal by Ohio Senate Democrats to restore tax credits for historic rehabilitation projects is among final changes being requested to the state operating budget as it nears committee and floor votes in the Senate next week.

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County GOP leader sues Ohio's Republican secretary of state

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The head of the Republican Party in a northwest Ohio county is suing the state's elections chief, who is also a Republican.

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Apollo 13 commander to receive 1st Armstrong award in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The commander of the crisis-struck Apollo 13 has been chosen to receive the first Neil Armstrong Outstanding Achievement Award.

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