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Senator to get update on northwest Ohio flood control

OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican U.S. senator wants to hear what's going on with flood control plans in northwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Ohio telemarketer must report to prison on Jan. 23

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire convicted of witness tampering in a political contributions case must report to federal prison to begin serving his 15-month sentence on Jan. 23.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Explosion, fire shake Lima refinery, police says no one hurt

 

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an explosion at an oil refinery in northwestern Ohio broke windows in neighboring homes and was felt 10 miles away.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Name change puts Urbana on map

The city of Urbana garnered national attention this week after Mayor Bill Bean signed a certificate of recognition temporarily changing the city's name, on Jan. 12 only, to “The City of Urban,” in honor of Urban Meyer, who will coach The Ohio State University football team in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 12 in Dallas against the University of Oregon.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 January 2015

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Ohio flu hospitalizations spike again; 4 deaths reported

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four people, all children, have died from the flu this season as hospitalizations for the illness continue to rise, the Ohio Health Department said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 January 2015

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Ohio man arrested after 6-year-old spotted in casino garage

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man accused of leaving his 6-year-old son in a car while he went inside a Cincinnati casino to gamble has been jailed.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 January 2015

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Ohio prosecutor says shopper cleared in fatal mall shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio prosecutor has concluded that a shopper acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a 16-year-old boy outside a mall last month.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 January 2015

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Ohio school board's Democrats want charter school limits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state school board's beefed-up coalition of Democrats says it will fight for better accountability for Ohio's charter schools, beginning with pushing for the election of Democrats for board president and vice president.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 January 2015

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