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Pigeon pill: Bird birth control planned for Ohio courthouse

WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Love birds, beware: One Ohio county is planning to spike bird seed with birth control in hopes of keeping pigeons from despoiling the renovated exterior of its 19th Century courthouse.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Police relations panel to hold public forum in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — The first meeting of a state task that will examine the relationship between police officers and the communities they serve is a public forum in Cleveland.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Sheriff's helicopter, fire crews save men from Lake Erie ice

FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Monroe County sheriff's department says it used a helicopter to help rescue two men who drove onto ice floating into Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Teacher convicted of showing high school class violent movie

COLUMBUS (AP) — A former substitute teacher who showed a movie featuring graphic sex and violence to a high school class has been convicted of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Northern Ohio officer won't be charged after shooting dog

 

WOODVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio police officer who shot a dog while he was making a traffic stop won't be charged.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Kasich sharpens tax focus for 2nd term

COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich plans to enter his second term the way he came into his first term four years ago — with the target squarely on Ohio’s income tax as a means to fuel the economy.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Sheriff: Pair tried to smuggle heroin-laced Bible into jail

CINCINNATI (AP) — Law enforcement officials in southwest Ohio say two people attempted to smuggle a heroin-laced Bible into the county justice center.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Firm seeks to open $200 million refinery plant in NE Ohio

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — A British company has plans to build a $200 million refinery project in northeast Ohio that will convert natural gas to a cleaner type of diesel fuel.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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