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Scientists study mystery of Lake Erie toxic bacteria

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Scientists are trying to figure out why some algae-like bacteria in Lake Erie become toxic while others don't.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2015

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Officials OK Ohio township's water after chemical spill

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — State officials say the water in a northeast Ohio township is safe to drink after a chemical spill at an injection well facility left residents relying on bottled water for a week.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2015

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Kasich hopeful lawmakers will OK Medicaid expansion funding

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday that he's hopeful state lawmakers will approve money to support an expansion of Medicaid after fellow Republicans jettisoned the idea from his last budget.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2015

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Ohio man accused or luring teens on Facebook

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a southwest Ohio man used Facebook to lure teenage boys, offering money for sex acts or naked photos.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2015

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Highway patrol adds 36 new troopers around Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol is adding three dozen new troopers in Ohio.

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Ohio trooper gets 5 years for coercing women motorists

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for violating the civil rights of female motorists by forcing them into sexual acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Kasich commits $2 million to children's health research

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is pledging another $2 million to support shared medical research among children's hospitals in Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Kasich strikes voter item in Ohio bill: A look at its impact

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. John Kasich vetoed a proposal last week that critics say could have discouraged out-of-state college students living in Ohio from voting in the swing state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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