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Senate OKs ban on e-cigarette sales to kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate has passed a bill that aims to keep electronic cigarettes out of the hands of those under age 18.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014

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Bank informs customers of reporting error

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio-based regional bank has notified some customers that it mistakenly told credit reporting agencies they had filed for bankruptcy.

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Ohio man guilty in federal surplus property case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Columbus police officer has pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling surplus property the police department received through a U.S. Department of Defense surplus equipment program.

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House committee OKs 2 election-related bills affecting early voting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two proposals passed Tuesday by a Republican-dominated legislative panel in Ohio could impact how soon voters cast early ballots and how they receive absentee ballot applications in the presidential battleground state.

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Cold weather brings unhealthy air in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The frigid winter weather in central Ohio is causing an unexpected problem — unhealthy air.

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Ohio House to vote on allowing more calamity days

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is preparing to vote on a proposal that would let school districts take up to four additional days off this year due to extreme weather.

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Ohio schools given more time for achievement tests

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Schools will get an extra week to administer required state achievement tests to third- through eighth-graders due to the effects of severe winter weather that has delayed and canceled classes, Ohio's state superintendent said Tuesday.

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OT for snow removal piling up

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — All of the overtime the state of Ohio is paying crews to keep roads cleared during this snowy winter may cut into road construction projects later in the year.

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