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4-year-old Ohio girl dies after near drowning

AMHERST, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old girl who nearly drowned in her family's backyard pool last week has died.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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Slaying suspect caught in Ohio, returned to Texas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A suspect in the May slaying of an off-duty police officer outside a San Antonio tattoo parlor has been returned to Texas after being caught in Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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Fired Ohio teacher writes book about experience

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio music teacher fired after he posted a racially charged rant on Facebook has written a book about his experience.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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Ohio Dems propose early voting plan after ruling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats in the Ohio Senate on Tuesday called for a minimum number of early voting hours in the swing state, along with the flexibility for local elections boards to make their own schedules.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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Ohio AG candidate criticizes drop in D.A.R.E. funding

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More money should be found to pay for D.A.R.E. and school resources police officers as Ohio's heroin's epidemic worsens, the Democratic candidate for Ohio attorney general said Tuesday as he criticized his opponent for a drop in funding in recent years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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Ohio couple charged with manslaughter in heroin OD

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suburban Cincinnati couple has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in a woman's overdose death, the first time Hamilton County has gone after suspected dealers with such serious charges, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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Social services workers end strike in Ohio county

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Social services workers have ended a strike of about three weeks and returned to their jobs at a children services agency in southwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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Lawyer: Ohio Ice Bucket Challenge pranksters ID'd

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for the family of an autistic teenager who had feces and bodily fluids dumped on him when he thought he was participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge said Monday that police know who the perpetrators are even as celebrities continue to offer reward money to find those involved.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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