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Pivotal year in Ohio politics with Senate, presidential runs

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — This could be a year of major political changes in Ohio.

Or not.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Pennsylvania man pleads to sex-trafficking 4 Ohio runaways

 

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Thursday to sex trafficking four teenage runaways from Ohio who were found in his car — along with 8,000 individual dose bags of heroin — during a traffic stop last year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Grand jury transcripts in Tamir Rice case won't be released

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor has told the NAACP in Cleveland that the law doesn't allow him to release transcripts from the grand jury that voted to not indict two white police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy playing with a pellet gun.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Sittenfeld seeks gun ban to no-fly list in US Senate bid

 

COLUMBUS,Ohio (AP) — A Democratic U.S. Senate candidate is calling on Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) to issue an executive order barring state residents who appear on the government's no-fly list from buying guns or explosives inside Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Ohio turns to security expert to shield lethal drug info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Ohio sought to justify its reasoning for shielding the names of people or companies providing lethal drugs to the prison system, it paid a security consultant who determined that identifying the suppliers would put them at risk of "harm, violence or unlawful acts of intimidation," according to newly released documents.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Backers of drug-price proposal sue Ohio's elections chief

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers of an effort aimed at controlling prescription drug prices purchased by state agencies are suing Ohio's elections chief over their petition signatures.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Ohio police: couple od's at children's hospital, woman dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a woman has died and a man is being treated after suspected drug overdoses at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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Police seek public's help to stop heroin surge in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in a southwest Ohio community are asking for the public's help in catching sellers of heroin blamed for 12 overdoses, two of them fatal, in less than a week in the city of some 12,500 people.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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