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Over 8,000 rape kits turned in for testing in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine says Ohio's crime lab has received 8,381 untested rape kits as it seeks DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Police kill gun-wielding man at Beavercreek Wal-Mart

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say a man brandishing a gun inside a Wal-Mart store has been shot to death by police.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Northeast Ohio man gets life in wife's death

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a northeast Ohio man to life in prison for a conspiracy that led to his foster daughter allegedly stabbing his wife to death.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Marysville inmates dump lunches after maggot discovery

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Officials say about 1,000 inmates at a central Ohio women's prison dumped their lunches in the trash after another discovery of maggots in the serving area.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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OSU band alumni group still wants director rehired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Despite Ohio State University officials standing by their decision to fire director Jonathan Waters, the band's alumni association says it will continue to work to get him reinstated to the job.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Ohio water crisis: Threat isn't going away soon

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The worry over another water emergency along Lake Erie is far from over.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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New Ohio health director's background questioned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Critics of Ohio Gov. John Kasich are questioning his decision to nominate a non-physician to lead the state Department of Health.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Ohio State stands by firing of band director

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University officials on Tuesday stood by their firing of the marching band director, who said he wants his job back and another chance to change the cultural issues in the unit that led to his dismissal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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