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Ohio emergency agency gets 2nd new director in 6 months

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state agency that coordinates Ohio's responses to emergencies is getting its second new executive director in six months.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 June 2015

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Algae warnings posted at Grand Lake St. Marys again

ST. MARYS, Ohio (AP) — Water warnings for swimmers are up again around Ohio's largest inland lake.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015

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State budget changes proposed by the Ohio Senate

 

A look at some of the proposed changes that state senators are seeking in their $71.3 billion, two-year operating budget:

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015

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Ohio Senate budget freezes tuition, cuts small-business tax

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate proposed changes to the state budget Monday that would increase taxes on tobacco, freeze tuition at state universities and eliminate state taxes for certain small business income.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015

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Latest Ohio budget proposal pays for extra police training

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The latest version of Ohio's upcoming two-year budget would pay for several additional hours of annual advanced training for police officers.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015

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Ohio State student's excessive force lawsuit can proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A civil rights lawsuit filed by an Ohio State University student who claims Columbus police officers handcuffed and beat him up over what later amounted to a littering conviction can proceed to trial next month, a federal judge has ruled.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015

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Ohio man could get life after conviction on heroin charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio man could face life in federal prison after a jury in Cleveland convicted him of charges related to his involvement in a large-scale heroin ring in the Cleveland area.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015

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Ohio casinos' May revenue just shy of total from year ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The latest monthly report shows revenue rose from April to May at three of Ohio's four casinos, yielding a statewide total that increased month-to-month and was just slightly shy of the amount a year earlier.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 June 2015

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