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Ohio prison food vendor fined $142,000

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio's 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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Officials resume search for 2 missing in Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have resumed the search for two missing men in western Lake Erie, a day after finding the bodies of a woman and a teenage girl off the Ohio shoreline.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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Ohio sees record high heroin overdose deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and a public health crisis.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 April 2014

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Report: missing boy may have been killed with mom

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A published report says police believe a missing Ohio boy may have been killed along with his mother last month.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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Texan, 98, a Doolittle Raider, to mark anniversary

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A 98-year-old retired Air Force pilot who's among just four surviving Doolittle Raiders will mark the anniversary of the war-changing flights at a ceremony in Texas.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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Cleveland Zoo hopes to enhance animals' habitats

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Zoo hopes to enhance the habitats of some of its most popular animals including bears and tigers over the next decade.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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New roller coaster debuts at Kings Island in Ohio

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio is unveiling a new inverted roller coaster more than 4,000 feet long with speeds up to 68 miles per hour.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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Police investigate slaying of 89-year-old woman

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say an 89-year-old woman was fatally stabbed during an attempted robbery.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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