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$19M coming from federal government to fight Lake Erie algae

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's first round of grants for soil and water conservation includes more money to help Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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Elections chief: Let voters track absentee ballots online

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief said Wednesday he wants all voters in the swing state to be able to track their absentee ballots online, as military voters and some residents in larger counties already do.

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Ohio woman with 5 kids in vehicle charged after police chase

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman was drunk when she sped away from police in an SUV that later crashed and flipped with five children inside, ejecting a 2-year-old boy, authorities said Thursday.

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Man shot by Ohio airport police had knives taped to his legs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Court records show a man fatally shot by police outside a central Ohio airport had two knives taped to his legs, behavior an officer described as "consistent with someone who intended to hijack an aircraft."

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FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 20-year-old Ohio man's Twitter posts sympathizing with Islamic terrorists led to an undercover FBI operation and the man's arrest on charges that he plotted to blow up the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials.

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Ohio taxpayers could see later refunds because of security

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans could get their state income-tax refunds later this year because of new security measures aimed at preventing fraud.

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Club members saw change in man accused of Boehner threat

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Members of an Ohio country club say they noticed changes two years ago in a former bartender there who is accused of threatening to kill House Speaker John Boehner.

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Ohio event aims to bring awareness to human trafficking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Advocates, state lawmakers and others plan to attend an Ohio Statehouse event aimed at building awareness about human trafficking.

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