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Heavy use of road salt kills trees in Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — City of Toledo officials say it will cost thousands of dollars to replace dozens of decorative trees downtown killed by the heavy use of road salt over the winter.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 May 2014

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Ohio clean energy fight intensifies as vote nears

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Faith leaders are highlighting a historic church honored for energy efficiency improvements as they seek an audience with Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) on legislation halting phase-in of Ohio's renewable energy and efficiency standards.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 May 2014

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School, tax changes move through Ohio Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As he heads into a fall re-election bid, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday backed a package of new tax cuts and a one-year reprieve from school district and teacher penalties related to the state's new education and teacher evaluation standards.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Ohio State presidential search tops $600,000

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University spent more than $600,000 on the search for its new president, including $186,000 for private jet service and about $230,000 for an executive headhunting firm, according to records released Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Officials: Central Ohio mumps outbreak reaches 366

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public health officials say a mumps outbreak in central Ohio has reached 366 cases across three counties.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Ohio AG rejects petition of clean-energy proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A ballot effort in Ohio to require billions of dollars in state investment in alternative energy has hit a snag after supporters revised the proposal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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School, union provisions near vote by Ohio panels

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are nearing committee votes on several midterm budget bills, including a provision that would clarify that college athletes aren't eligible to unionize.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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Ohio to induct 12 more into Senior Citizens Hall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials are set to honor 12 people with inductions into the state Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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