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Ohio deputy suspended after DUI charge

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A veteran sheriff's deputy in southwest Ohio has been suspended for six weeks after he was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Grand jury continues review of Wal-Mart shooting

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — A special grand jury has begun a second day of hearing evidence in the racially charged case of a fatal police shooting inside an Ohio Wal-Mart store.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Columbus will spend more on worst neighborhoods

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus is pouring more public money into rehabilitating its worst neighborhoods.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Officer takes down armed Akron student

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an officer subdued a 15-year-old Ohio high school student who came to school armed with a loaded semi-automatic pistol.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Expert: Western Lake Erie algae winding down

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An expert says the worst of the Lake Erie algae that contaminated Toledo's water supply earlier this summer appears to be over.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Tow-truck driver killed by vehicle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a tow-truck driver hooking up a vehicle at the side of the central Ohio highway was struck and killed by a car that went out of control.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Miami University president backs skunk safety

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio college president says the school supports safety for skunks, and for other furry creatures, too.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Senator wants director of Ohio prisons panel fired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The executive director of a corrections oversight committee that has taken a hard look at Ohio's troubled inmate food service contract and prisons security issues is guilty of insubordination and should be fired, the panel's elected chairwoman said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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