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Ohio bills would extend rape cases' statute of limitations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's 20-year statute of limitations for prosecuting rape cases could be extended under legislation being considered this week by lawmakers in the House and Senate.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015

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75 mph speed limit proposal on chopping block in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to boost Ohio's speed limit to 75 mph on rural interstate highways and the turnpike has been scrapped.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015

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Ohio Medicaid drops 4,200 providers in error after glitch

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Medicaid says it erroneously sent about 4,200 letters to doctors and health workers last week notifying them they had been dropped from the Medicaid program.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015

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Officials tout health care law's benefits on 5th anniversary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials are releasing new data for certain Ohio areas showing the number of residents who enrolled in health care coverage under President Barack Obama's law.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Business and labor clash over "Right to Work" in Ohio

With Wisconsin earlier this month becoming a "right-to-work" state, half of U.S. states no longer require workers to pay union dues to receive union benefits.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Ohio woman accused of trafficking daughter, 11, for heroin

CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman has been indicted on charges she trafficked her 11-year-old daughter for heroin, and a man is facing rape charges and other counts in the case, prosecutors said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Prosecutor says Ohio ex-lawmaker defrauded investors

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor says a former Ohio lawmaker defrauded investors in a technology company out of millions of dollars, while the defense accuses the state and others of using him as a scapegoat.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Cleveland officer charged in shooting wants bench trial

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects wants a judge instead of a jury to decide his fate next month.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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