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Court awards $82,000 to wrongfully imprisoned man

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded $82,000 to a man for wrongful imprisonment after determining he was sent to prison for a crime that didn't carry a spelled-out penalty.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Ohio reservist killed in Afghanistan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of a U.S. Naval reservist from Ohio say he was among the three troops killed when a suicide car bomber struck in Afghanistan.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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47K fewer Ohioans lack health insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal government reports that the number of people without health insurance in Ohio fell by 47,000 during the past year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Man's body found in central Ohio reservoir

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify a man whose body was pulled from a large suburban Columbus reservoir.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Ohio prosecutors mull charges in ice bucket prank

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio prosecutors have started reviewing evidence to determine if charges should be filed against teens accused of duping a special-needs boy who thought he was participating in the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Ohio police dog makes collar despite injury

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a police dog in northeast Ohio was hit by a police cruiser during a foot chase but still collared a stolen car suspect.

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Former Ohio deputy arrested in colleague's slaying

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A former southeast Ohio sheriff's deputy has been arrested in the previously unsolved slaying of a fellow deputy 33 years ago.

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Ohio police says no to crimes reported on Facebook

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — A suburban Dayton police department is asking residents to stop reporting crimes on the agency's Facebook page.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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