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New 380 area code launching in central Ohio this month

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central Ohioans covered by the 614 area code have only a few more weeks to get used to 10-digit dialing before a new 380 area code launches in the same region at the end of the month.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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Police: Ohio man fatally shot his kids' mom in front of them

ORRVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a northeast Ohio man confessed to fatally shooting a woman as she sat behind the wheel of a sport utility vehicle with their young children in the backseat.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Deer sterilization: Compassion, sport, need, science collide

CINCINNATI (AP) — The lights were dim inside a small garage beside a modest house on a Clifton street on a recent December weeknight.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Ohio township board votes out trustee deployed with Guard

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A county prosecutor has threatened legal action after two township trustees voted out another board member on deployment with the Ohio National Guard and replaced him with an outgoing trustee.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Special prosecutor will handle Ohio ex-cop's rape case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A special prosecutor from the Ohio Attorney General's Office is taking over the investigation of a retired policeman charged with rape after a Cleveland-area prosecutor's office was mistakenly given a protected statement from the suspect that can't be used in court.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Threats made against Tamir Rice prosecutor are investigated

CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are investigating threats made against the prosecutor who oversaw the investigation that resulted in a grand jury decision not to indict two white police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy with a pellet gun.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Fired Ohio State band director seeks PR advice to school

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for Ohio State's fired marching band director are soldiering on with his federal lawsuit against the university despite financial woes that may soon sink the effort.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Police arrest suspect in Cincinnati hit-and-run fatality

CINCINNATI (AP) — The suspect in the hit-and-run death of a participant in a Cincinnati run-walk event has been arrested.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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