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Bills would let Ohioans register to vote online

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Residents in swing state Ohio could register to vote online under separate proposals introduced in the Legislature.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Ohio Senate OKs regulations to tackle Lake Erie pollution

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers approved new rules for farmers and water treatment plant operators that are designed to reduce the spread of algae blooms in Lake Erie that last year contaminated the drinking water for more than 400,000 people.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Sign-ups under Obama's health care law top 234,500 in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say more than 234,000 Ohioans picked or renewed health plans during the latest enrollment period of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Ohio bill would allow atheists to officiate weddings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Atheists, secular humanists and other nonreligious people would be allowed to officiate weddings under a proposal that's emerged in Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Ohioans bracing for bitter cold stint

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans were bracing for another couple days of bitter cold temperatures.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Lawsuit accusing group of firing woman for pregnancy settled

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio woman who said a religious-based community organization fired her after she told them she was pregnant has settled her lawsuit against the organization.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Former Columbus mayor Rinehart dies at 68

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Columbus Mayor Dana G. "Buck" Rinehart, who led the city through dramatic growth in the late 1980s, died of cancer Wednesday, his law partner said. He was 68.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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State legislators highlight plight of black Ohioans at event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Business, voting rights and other public policy issues facing black Ohioans are in the spotlight at an annual event celebrating Black History Month.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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