National park in Ohio gets funding to fix pedestrian bridges

SAGAMORE HILLS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a national park in northeast Ohio is getting $2.2 million in federal funds to replace three badly-rusted pedestrian bridges that have been closed since 2009.

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Coroner: Ohio firefighter died from smoke, not fall

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A coroner has ruled that a southwest Ohio firefighter responding to a blaze at a home died from smoke inhalation, not from his fall through the main floor and into the basement.

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Police: 12-year-old boy had toy gun, cup of wine in school

MOUNT HEALTHY, Ohio (AP) — A 12-year-old Ohio boy faces charges after authorities say he brought a toy gun to school and made threats just days after a shooting injured students at another southwest Ohio school.

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Public comment accepted on Ohio school barricade devices

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio board regulating building standards is accepting public comment on new rules allowing schools to deploy portable barricade devices in the event of an active shooter.

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