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Woman accused of pocketing money from fund for boy killed

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman has been charged with pocketing money from an online fund she set up to help the family of a teenager fatally struck by a truck in his yard.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 July 2015

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Ohio State wants fired band director's lawsuit thrown out

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University's fired marching band director has no legal grounds to proceed with his defamation suit, lawyers for the university argued.

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Ohio's Central State covers Cosby name on sign

WILBERFORCE, Ohio (AP) — An historically black college in southwest Ohio says it has covered up Bill Cosby's name on a campus sign in front of a building named for him.

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Group's effort to charge 2 officers in boy's death dismissed

CLEVELAND (AP) — An effort by activists to have a judge issue arrest warrants for two white police officers in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy holding a pellet gun was dismissed on Friday by an appeals court.

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Ohio GOP payouts in Libertarian ballot fight neared $600K

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A recent court filing showed the Ohio Republican Party's legal bills in the challenge to 2014 Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Charlie Earl are nearly $600,000 — nearly double the amount previously disclosed.

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Prosecutor wants police charges in Ohio county court tossed

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to dismiss charges in a county court against five white Cleveland police supervisors accused of failing to stop a chase that ended with two black people being killed in a 137-shot barrage of gunfire because identical charges have been filed elsewhere.

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Columbus mayor to officiate same-sex weddings outside City Hall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of Ohio's capital city is set to officiate several same-sex weddings to celebrate this month's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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Summer forecast for Lake Erie: Another big algae outbreak

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Lake Erie will see one of the most severe toxic algae outbreaks in recent years this summer, a year after toxins contaminated the drinking water for 400,000 people in northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan, researchers predicted Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 July 2015

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