$264M tax break for Ohio drillers awaits governor's action

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's oil-and-gas industry would get a retroactive tax benefit that will cost state and local governments a combined $264 million under a bill passed during the Legislature's lame-duck session.

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Ohio cop rescues woman from fire, suffers smoke inhalation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Neighbors say a central Ohio police officer heroically rescued a woman from the second floor of a burning duplex, then collapsed on the street and had to be treated for smoke inhalation.

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Happy birthday to Colo: Oldest gorilla in US turns 60

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — She is a mother of three, grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of 12 and great-great-grandmother of three. She recently had surgery to remove a malignant tumor, but doctors say she's doing well.

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Police: Columbus boy shoots self in the head, father charged

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio's capital city have charged a man after his toddler son suffered life-threatening injuries when he reportedly got hold of a gun and accidentally shot himself.