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Busy Columbus roads closed after truck hits, damages bridge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Columbus have closed two busy roads after a truck hit and damaged a bridge.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Ohio's AG: About 9,500 rape kits tested for DNA matches

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's forensic scientists have tested about 9,500 rape kits submitted by law enforcement agencies around Ohio to check for possible DNA matches.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Ohio police dog shot during burglary alarm investigation

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a police dog was shot during a burglary investigation in northeastern Ohio and police returned fire, hitting the suspect.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Financial adviser accused of $15 million investment fraud

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio financial adviser has been indicted on charges he helped defraud at least 100 investors of more than $15 million.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Michigan promises careful review of water withdrawal request

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials say they'll carefully study a request by the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, to use Lake Michigan for its drinking water.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 January 2016

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Ohio Republican Party endorses Gov. Kasich for president

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Republican Party has formally endorsed Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) bid for the White House.

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Via poem, judge dismisses inmate's suit over bathroom access

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has used a five-stanza poem to dismiss an Ohio prisoner's lawsuit over bathroom access, writing that "neither runs nor constipation can justify this litigation."

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Golfer, jurist and industrialist are newest 'Great Ohioans'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Golfing great Jack Nicklaus is among three people honored this year with the "Great Ohioans Award."

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