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Bus driver who said book blocked bullet fired

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A white bus driver who told authorities that a religious book in his shirt pocket blocked bullets as he was attacked by three black men has been fired from his job in southwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 June 2014

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Bear sighted in southwest Ohio neighborhood

MONTGOMERY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio wildlife officials are warning people to stay away from a wild bear that has been spotted this week in a suburban area of southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 June 2014

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Man sentenced in saw attack on Ohio officer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who attacked a central Ohio police officer with a saw and also admitted to raping a child years ago has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 June 2014

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Court rules school district chief can't be sued

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state appeals court says the former Columbus city schools superintendent can't be sued in the recent attendance data-scrubbing scandal.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 June 2014

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Ohio father-son duo hope to hitchhike East Coast

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man and his 19-year-old son are embarking on a hitchhiking trip to Florida and up the East Coast after completing a similar journey to California and back last year.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 June 2014

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Ohio's racinos could soon earn more than casinos

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's racinos are on track to make more money than the state's four casinos.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Ohio official's vetting of law firms undocumented

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's selection process for hiring outside law firms has gone essentially undocumented, an Associated Press review has found.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Prosecutor: Ohio man knew donations were illegal

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal prosecutor in Cleveland has told jurors that a telemarketing millionaire funneled campaign contributions to two prominent Republican politicians knowing it was illegal.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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