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Ohio comedian mayor facing civil lawsuit, investigation

HILLSBORO, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio mayor who's also a veteran standup comedian is facing a civil lawsuit and an investigation into possible criminal charges.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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Federal money averts layoffs for Ohio uranium plant cleanup

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The latest federal appropriations for cleanup work at a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio are expected to again avert a mass layoff at the site.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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JPMorgan, pension funds settle investor loss case for $150M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $150 million to public pension funds and individuals hurt by its $6 billion "London Whale" trading loss, Ohio's attorney general announced Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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Police: body of man fatally shot found on sidewalk in Ohio

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say the body of a man who was fatally shot was found on a sidewalk in Toledo.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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Elections board rejects convicted Ohio judge's candidacy

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Hamilton County elections board has rejected the candidacy of a suspended Ohio juvenile court judge convicted last year of unlawful interest in a public contract.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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Repo man helps struggling Ohio mom instead of taking car

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ten-year-old Ania answered the knock at her door in Garfield Heights. Her mom was on the couch, immobilized by illness.

It was the repo man.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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Police shooting cases hang over Cincinnati and Cleveland

CINCINNATI (AP) — Volatile, racially sensitive questions of whether to charge police officers for fatal on-duty shootings, and whether jurors will convict an officer in such a case, hang over two of Ohio's largest cities.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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Report: Human error, defects cause most railway incidents

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dozens of crude oil-carrying train derailments in recent years have prompted federal regulators to focus on improving the safety of tanker cars, though a newspaper's analysis of federal records show that track defects and human error are to blame for most incidents.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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