Police wary of Akron program meant to ease jail overcrowding

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An effort to ease jail overcrowding in one northeastern Ohio county is drawing concern from police chiefs, who are wary of not immediately jailing people charged with nonviolent, low-level felonies.

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Ohio updating liquor-tracking system amid stores' complaints

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio plans to update the relatively new computer system it uses to track liquor sales and distribution, amid complaints from retailers that the current system has been plagued by problems in its first two years.

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B-25 bombers to fly over Ohio to honor historic air raid

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Seventeen World War II B-25 bombers will fly over the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Ohio next month to mark the 75th anniversary of an air raid by the United States on Japan.

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