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Chiropractors to get role in Ohio concussion rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chiropractors will join doctors to develop guidelines for clearing young athletes for play after head injuries, as the two groups debate over who has the medical expertise to assess concussions and setting up potential changes to state requirements.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Sheriff: Man dead at dad's home severely neglected

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A disabled 33-year-old man found dead at his father's home was covered in bed sores, malnourished and had bones sticking through his skin, said authorities who accused his father and step-mother of severe medical neglect.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Ohio man, 90, admits killing his ailing wife

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A 90-year-old northeast Ohio man is likely to be sentenced to four years in prison after admitting he suffocated his ailing 85-year-old wife "to put her out of her misery."

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Severe Ohio storms bring down flooding, outages

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Strong storms that have rolled through Ohio downed trees, flooded roads and left thousands without power.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Violent Ohio night leaves 4 dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A violent night in Ohio left four people dead in separate shootings — two each in Columbus and Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Police say bad heroin has led to 5 Ohio deaths

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Akron say five people have died and several others have overdosed recently, likely from a "bad batch" of heroin going around the region.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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University trustees approve Tressel's contract

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Trustees at Youngstown State University have approved a contract for Jim Tressel, agreeing to pay the former Ohio State football coach $300,000 a year to lead the northeast Ohio school.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Police cite Ohioan for DUI checkpoint warning sign

CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man says police violated his First Amendment rights of free speech when they cited him for holding a sign warning motorists to turn if they wanted to avoid a police DUI checkpoint.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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