Police: Women dies after SUV crashes into public transit bus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities say a woman has died after her SUV crashed into a Central Ohio Transit Authority bus in Columbus that was stopped at a curb to pick up and drop off passengers.

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Ex-Ohio prisons director dies; became death penalty opponent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Terry Collins, a former Ohio prisons director who oversaw more than 30 executions and then became an anti-death penalty advocate in retirement, died Thursday of a heart attack, the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction confirmed. Collins, of Chillicothe, was 63.

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State says Ohio's February unemployment rate 4.9 percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate of 4.9 percent in February was unchanged from January as the number of unemployed workers and Ohio's nonagricultural wage and salary employment both increased.

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