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Ohio's elections chief focuses on poll worker recruitment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief said Wednesday he is renewing efforts to recruit and train poll workers as the closely watched battleground state prepares for another presidential election.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 January 2016

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Lottery: 3 Ohio tickets win $1 million each in Powerball

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lottery officials say three tickets sold in Ohio won $1 million apiece in Wednesday's Powerball drawing, though none matched all the numbers for the unprecedented $1.6 billion jackpot.

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Ohio man jailed for 20 days for harassing gay man at gym

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a man to 20 days in jail after he was convicted of "ethnic menacing" for harassing a gay man at a central Ohio health club.

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Ohio police training panel reviews tougher entry standards

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's police training commission is considering beefed up standards that prospective police officers must meet before they undertake their initial training.

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Ohio teen in hash-laced brownies case pleads guilty

SPRINGBORO, Ohio (AP) — A teenager accused of passing out brownies laced with hashish to students and a teacher at his southwest Ohio high school has pleaded guilty to one count of possession of hashish.

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Ohio company that sells intimacy products expands again

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio-based company selling products promoted for better sex lives is getting bigger again.

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Fired Ohio State band director's lawyers ask out of 2nd case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A second lawsuit by Ohio State University's fired marching band director is being affected by his financial troubles.

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Students taken to hospital after northeast Ohio bus crash

STREETSBORO, Ohio (AP) — Police say at least 10 students have been taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a crash involving three school buses.

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