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Ohio aims to keep pace with Midwestern states' tourism ads

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio tourism officials say they hope to keep vacationers in the state as well as attract travelers from elsewhere as the Midwestern tourism battle heats up this year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015

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Hundreds of dogs sickened by a flu strain in Midwest

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their dogs from going nose-to-nose with other four-legged friends.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Ohio workgroup releases report focused on public assistance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A workgroup tasked with studying Ohioans' reliance on public assistance programs has finalized its recommendations and research on the issue.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Ohio cities could lose state funds over traffic camera use

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some cities could lose state money for operating traffic cameras under a change the Ohio House has made to the state budget.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Jail to inmates: Buy underwear in commissary or go commando

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Buy underwear from the commissary or go commando.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Ohio lawmakers join forces to crack down on charter schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers frustrated by attendance, accountability and performance troubles plaguing Ohio's charter school system introduced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to tackle the problem.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Ohio museum director to accept gold medal for WWII heroes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Ohio will accept a congressional gold medal on behalf of World War II's "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Ohio lawmakers discuss pushing back primary election date

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that would move the date of the Ohio primary election back a week next year is getting its first committee hearing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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