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Ohio casino tax revenue short of predictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's casino tax revenue over the past year fell short of what state officials had predicted.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 July 2014

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Significant algae bloom predicted for Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in its western basin this summer, though it isn't expected to be as large last year's or the record-setting 2011 outbreak, researchers in northern Ohio predicted Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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State wants lawsuit over Ohio execution dismissed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit alleging an executed inmate endured needless pain and suffering should be dismissed, the state said in a court filing that argues the prisoner is the only one who could have argued a violation of constitutional rights.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Ohio Sen. Portman says he could consider 2016 bid

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's Republican senator says he could end up making a 2016 presidential bid, depending on what happens with the field of candidates.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Ohio probation officer fatally shoots suspect

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say a county probation officer was wounded and a suspect was killed in a shooting.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Rock Hall planning Everly Brothers tribute show

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rock and Roll of Fame will honor the Everly Brothers with a tribute concert this fall.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Ohio AG to promote anti-violence effort in SW Ohio

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The state attorney general and officials in the southwest Ohio city of Hamilton are launching a program aimed at reducing gun violence.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Homeless families surge in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Advocates for the homeless in Cincinnati say they're seeing an unprecedented surge in the number of homeless families in the region.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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