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Senator attacks Mich., Ohio leadership for lead in water

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) attacked GOP-led legislatures in Michigan and Ohio on Wednesday while drawing comparisons between lead-contaminated water crises in Flint and the village of Sebring, Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Records: Close contact between Ohio AG, anti-abortion group

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top law enforcer is in close contact with the anti-abortion group Ohio Right to Life, whose president sent a text message complimenting the press coverage after investigative findings were released against Planned Parenthood, state records show.

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2 Ohio toddlers revived with drug overdose antidote Narcan

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Two toddlers believed to have ingested an opiate were revived with a life-saving drug that reverses heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses, authorities said Wednesday.

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Report: Sewer district spent millions with little oversight

CINCINNATI (AP) — The city-run sewer district in Cincinnati spent hundreds of millions of public dollars with little or no oversight at a time when residents' sewer rates have risen steadily, according to a newspaper's investigation.

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Anti-smoking group gives Ohio tobacco efforts mixed review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's efforts to prevent and control smoking and other tobacco use got another failing grade in an anti-smoking group's latest national review.

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Tests show drinking water OK in village after lead scare

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — State environmental officials say recent water samples from homes in a northeast Ohio village have tested below the federally allowable level for lead.

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Senators visit Cincinnati to hear medical marijuana opinions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two state senators are stopping in Cincinnati as part of an effort to gather public opinions about medical marijuana.

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Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking in an effort to curb exploitation.

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