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Ohio submits new figures on state's failing charter schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's new superintendent submitted significantly less rosy charter school performance data to federal regulators deciding whether to release a $71 million charter school grant awarded to the state.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Official: Ohio close to needing $1B prison due to population

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — The head of Ohio's prisons says the state is close to needing a new prison, but he won't ask for the estimated $1 billion to build it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Man shoots himself to death on steps of Ohio Statehouse

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Water tests show a few homes in Ohio village still have lead

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — The state Environmental Protection Agency says the latest round of tests in a northeast Ohio village has found high levels of lead in tap water at 11 of the 180 homes where owners voluntarily submitted samples.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Ohio's 1st Zika virus case involves woman who went to Haiti

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — Health officials report Ohio's first Zika virus case, involving a 30-year-old woman who returned to Cleveland after visiting Haiti and showed symptoms in late January.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Cleveland red-light camera case sent back to trial court

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has sent a lawsuit challenging Cleveland's traffic camera ticket system back to a judge for further deliberation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Police: Ohio newborn appears to have died from dog bite

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 3-day-old boy has died from an apparent dog bite in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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Ohio court dismisses suit from backers of drug-price plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the state's elections chief by backers of an effort aimed at controlling prescription drug prices.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016

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