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State says Ohio flu hospitalizations decreasing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State health officials are reporting a decrease in the number of flu-related hospitalizations in what has been an unusually bad season.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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2 found dead at Ohio home; carbon monoxide suspected

ADAMSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the deaths of a man and woman in eastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Ohio coal producer withdraws state park mining permit

BELMONT, Ohio (AP) — A coal producer has withdrawn its request to the state to allow it to mine under a portion of a park in eastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Heat sources cause fires that claim small children and infant in Ohio

3 young siblings die when fire sweeps through Ohio trailer

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Lawmakers seek more funding for Ohio uranium site cleanup

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The state's congressional delegation is urging the White House to fully fund the decontamination and decommissioning of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio where hundreds of workers feared layoffs last fall amid budget concerns.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Spot checks find pupils missing from Ohio charter schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Unannounced attendance checks at 30 Ohio charter schools uncovered significant under-attendance in about a quarter of cases, Ohio Auditor Dave Yost said Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Ohio unemployment rate drops to 4.8 percent in December

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate has dropped to 4.8 percent, the fourth consecutive monthly decrease for the measure of jobs activity.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Police: bodies in burned-out car those of missing couple

BAKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police chief says the bodies of two people found in a burned-out car appear be those of a missing elderly couple.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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