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Ohio man, 22, shot dead after confronting trooper

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — Police say an armed man ordered an Ohio highway patrol trooper out of his car before the trooper shot him to death.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 November 2015

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Ohio Statehouse tree-lighting kicks of holiday season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Statehouse kicks off its calendar of seasonal holiday activities on Tuesday with a festival and the lighting of its historically-decorated tree.

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Police: Man shoots, kills himself at Ohio State art museum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University employee shot and killed himself in a gallery at the campus' contemporary art museum on Sunday after vandalizing some artwork, according to campus police.

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Report: Most state mentorship program winners were religious

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A student mentoring program that Republican Gov. John Kasich created to give students access to role models has given about six times as much money this year to grant applicants connected to religious organizations as it has to those with no religious or spiritual basis.

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State reports $2.3B in unclaimed funds available in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say unclaimed funds totaling $2.3 billion are waiting to be claimed in Ohio.

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Electronically monitored Ohioan set for trial on sex charges

CINCINNATI (AP) — A trial is scheduled for a suburban Cincinnati man who authorities say was on an electronic monitor in an abduction case when he had a 14-year-old girl dropped off at his home by taxi and held her captive for months and raped her.

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Ohio Senate race already drawing millions in early spending

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland has been targeted by one of the nation's heaviest early barrages of outside spending as he seeks to unseat U.S. Sen. Rob Portman next year, and groups that support the Democrat's victory are also taking aim at Portman in some big-money ad buys.

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Increased security measures start at Ohio Statehouse

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Increased security procedures are taking effect at the Ohio Statehouse this week.

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