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Columbus Zoo puts name of polar bear cub up for a vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is asking the public to vote on the name of a three-month-old polar bear cub.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Ohio patrol official accused of stalking woman after affair

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A State Highway Patrol post commander in southeast Ohio is charged with two felonies stemming from allegations that he had an affair with a subordinate's wife last year and stalked her after she ended it, including using a patrol vehicle to stop her for speeding.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Lawmakers consider childproofing for e-cigarette liquids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Liquids used in electronic cigarettes would have to be sold in child-resistant packaging under a bill getting a hearing in the Ohio House.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Death of Ohio State student in lake jump is ruled accidental

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coroner says an Ohio State University student died from accidental trauma caused by diving into shallow water during a traditional cold-weather lake jump two months ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Ohio Turnpike sets record for number of vehicles in 2015

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Turnpike officials say low gasoline prices, mild weather and an improving economy contributed to a record number of vehicles using the toll road in 2015.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Trial starts for Ohio man charged in 1982 killing of woman

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A murder trial is underway for a northwestern Ohio man accused of killing a 19-year-old woman in 1982.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Ohio court rejects warrantless search of legally parked car

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court has rejected the warrantless search of a legally parked car even though a passenger in the car was arrested on a pending criminal charge.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Remaining charges dismissed for Ohio juvenile court judge

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio judge has dismissed all remaining charges for a suspended juvenile court judge convicted in 2014 on a count of unlawful interest in a public contract.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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