Land banks to spend $21M to raze blighted central Ohio homes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Agencies that acquire real estate on behalf of the city of Columbus and surrounding Franklin County plan to spend nearly $21 million to demolish more than 1,100 blighted homes before 2020.

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Man charged after young girl, mother struck in crosswalk

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged in a hit-skip accident that critically injured a young girl and hospitalized her mother as they crossed a street near the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.

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