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Ohio authorities suspend search of river for missing man

MORROW, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have suspended a search in a southwest Ohio river for a man who fled police and jumped into the water after being spotted in the yard of a home where firefighters were extinguishing a blaze Friday night.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Ohio reports highest job openings period during fall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio saw more job openings during a 30-day period last fall than at any time since the state began tracking that statistic in 2011, state officials said last week.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Ohio gas prices average same as previous week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio drivers are seeing the same average price at the pump as they did a week ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Columbus reports big jump in firefighter overtime in 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus officials say changes in policies and an increased workload has resulted in a $2.5 million jump in overtime for firefighters in 2015 compared with the average amount paid over the previous three years.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Afghan attorneys honing legal skills at university in Ohio

ADA, Ohio (AP) — When Habiburrahman Rahmani and Ali Shah Hasanzada return to Afghanistan after spending about 10 months at Ohio Northern University, they'll bring a sharpened desire to spread democracy in their home country.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Ohio secretary of state votes to let similar names on ballot

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's top election official has voted to allow a Republican township trustee to use a name on the ballot similar to his better-known brother in a bid to become a Hamilton County commissioner.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016

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Deaths of 2 men found in Columbus apartment ruled homicides

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the deaths of two men found inside a Columbus apartment on New Year's Eve have been ruled homicides.

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 January 2016

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Analysis: Kasich's pardon rate in 2015 less than 1 percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) administration says the low number of clemency approvals in 2015 were mostly the result of timing.

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 January 2016

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