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Ohioan charged with embezzling $2.9M from insurer

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former longtime employee of Ohio's biggest health insurance company has been charged in federal court in Cleveland with embezzlement for diverting nearly $3 million in phony payments that he deposited into his own bank account.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014

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Ohioan hit by rock thrown at car moves to rehab

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio teacher who was severely injured when a rock was dropped on a car on a central Pennsylvania highway has moved to a rehabilitation hospital.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014

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Farms are focus of studies on drinking water toxin

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in the drinking water of 400,000 people in Ohio and southeastern Michigan last week.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014

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Study explores Asian carp effects on Lake Erie

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A successful invasion of Lake Erie by Asian carp wouldn't necessarily doom its valuable sport fish such as yellow perch and walleye, a newly released scientific paper said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014

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Ohio park tries for record on applying sunscreen

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio amusement park has another record-breaking attempt lined up to benefit the fight against cancer.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014

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Marysville man gets 40 years for child porn

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A convicted sex offender in Ohio has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for coaxing a 12-year-old girl to send him sexually explicit photos and videos on her cellphone.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014

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Ohio prisons may invite food service inspections

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons agency is developing plans to invite local health inspections of each prison's food service operations in the wake of complaints about problems including maggots in kitchen areas, a corrections spokeswoman said Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014

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Democrat mum on Ohio's bid to host 2016 convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A top Democratic official touring Ohio's capital city gave little feedback Thursday on how she felt about the city's potential to host the party's 2016 presidential convention other than making one assessment: The ice cream is good.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 August 2014

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