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Ministers cancel meeting with prosecutor on Tamir Rice case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A group of ministers has canceled a planned meeting with the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County prosecutor to discuss the grand jury's decision not to indict two white Cleveland police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Report: Shootings in Cincinnati increase nearly 28 percent

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that shootings in Cincinnati increased nearly 28 percent in 2015 compared with the previous year, and the city's mayor says reducing gun violence is the top priority in the new year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Mom, 16-year-old daughter apparently slain in southern Ohio

MINFORD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a mother and her 16-year-old daughter found dead in their mobile home in a southern Ohio village apparently were shot.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Nurse pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud in malnutrition death

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A nurse serving a 10-year prison sentence in the malnutrition death of an Ohio teenager with cerebral palsy has pleaded guilty to health care fraud.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Kasich asks panel to look at dispatcher communication

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio's governor wants a state task force that's examining police department improvements to consider statewide standards on how communications between dispatchers and police officers should be handled.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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EPA approves sexual lure to help trap invasive sea lampreys

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — For the first time, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a synthetic sexual lure to help capture sea lampreys in the Great Lakes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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School settles suit over support animals in student housing

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kent State University in northeast Ohio has agreed to pay two former students $100,000 to settle a fair housing lawsuit that was filed by the U.S. Justice Department after the school refused to allow the students to keep an emotional support dog in a university apartment.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Authorities: SUV collides with ATV leaving 1 dead

FRANKFORT, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man has died after a sport utility vehicle smashed into an all-terrain vehicle he was riding in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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