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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.

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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.

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Police: 2 sisters shot, 1 fatally in Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old girl is dead and her 15-year-old sister is in a hospital after they were shot in central Ohio while sitting in a kitchen.

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Tax, education changes expected in Ohio Senate's budget plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State senators expect to provide a larger net tax cut, freeze tuition and fees at state universities and boost pay for judges under revisions set to be unveiled for Ohio's two-year, $71.5 billion budget.

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Drilling tax hike proposed by Kasich on rocks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drilling tax increase proposed by Republican Gov. John Kasich isn't likely to re-emerge in the Ohio Senate budget revisions due Monday.

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Judge appeals over Ohio judicial campaign fundraising rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican candidate for the Ohio Supreme Court is asking an appeals court to allow her to raise money earlier than state judicial rules allow.

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Soldier who killed 16 Afghans says he was 'consumed by war'

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments.

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