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Ohio governor hopeful touts county fiscal record

CLEVELAND (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald said Wednesday that his administration has overseen a renaissance in downtown Cleveland construction not seen in a generation — including a new county administration building, convention center, development along Lake Erie and a redesign of Public Square.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Records: Kasich aides knew of pro-drilling plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Top advisers to Republican Gov. John Kasich knew the Ohio Department of Natural Resources planned to discredit environmental groups and two lawmakers while promoting drilling in state parks and forests in 2012, new records show.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Flooding possible in Ohio with snow melt, storm

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Warmer temperatures and a possibility of heavy rainfall could lead to flooding in parts of Ohio this week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Elyria driver rescues kitten found frozen to road

 

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A driver who found a gray kitten frozen to the road in northeast Ohio and rescued it says she initially thought it was a chunk of ice and was shocked when it tried to move.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Ohio gov's rival assesses state of county he leads

CLEVELAND (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald is preparing to assess the state of affairs in Cuyahoga County as new poll results show a tightening race with Republican Gov. John Kasich.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Ohio bill increases access to overdose antidote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill to provide a drug overdose antidote to friends or family members of addicts without the risk of prosecution.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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CSX rebuilds NW Ohio track where train derailed

TONTOGANY, Ohio (AP) — Railroad workers have rebuilt track at the site of a northwest Ohio train derailment.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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2 hurt as Miamisburg fire truck slides on ice, hits pole

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two firefighters were hurt when a fire truck accompanying medics to a crash site skidded on an icy road and slammed into a utility pole in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 February 2014

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