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Group wants Ohioans over 21 to be allowed to grow pot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group pushing for a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Ohio has rewritten its proposal to allow people to grow a limited amount in their homes.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Abortion foes introduce 'heartbeat' bill for 3rd time

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For the third time in as many legislative sessions, Ohio abortion opponents have introduced a proposal to effectively ban the procedure after the first fetal heartbeat is detected, which can come as early as six weeks into pregnancy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Ohio city denies claims in suit over fatal Wal-Mart shooting

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in a southwest Ohio city deny allegations of civil rights violations and negligence in the death of a black man who was shot by a white officer while holding an air rifle inside a Wal-Mart, the city's attorneys said in response to a lawsuit by the man's family.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Ohio teacher denies child-porn charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio fourth-grade teacher has pleaded not guilty to a charge of having child pornography.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Bond set at $5M for Ohio man in slaying of elderly couple

COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who led authorities on a nationwide manhunt after being charged in the slayings of an elderly Ohio couple is being held on a $5 million bond.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Travolta action movie will film in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An independent movie starring John Travolta is going to be shot in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Court upholds Ohio's power to regulate oil and gas drilling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Certain local zoning laws aimed at limiting fracking can't be used to circumvent the state's authority over oil and gas drilling, a fiercely divided Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015

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3-year-old boy perishes in Ohio fire

MARION, Ohio (AP) — A 3-year-old boy has died in a fire in a trailer home in north-central Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015

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