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Study: Ohio not prepared for extreme heat, floods, drought

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two groups have released a study on the nation's preparedness for climate change-related weather events that says Ohio isn't ready for what could come in the next decades.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Ohio lawmakers push proposed ban on LGBT conversion therapy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Democratic state lawmakers in Ohio are using this week's Transgender Day of Remembrance as an opportunity to push their bill seeking a ban on therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of minors.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Officials: Thousands of fish die in creek after truck crash

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio wildlife officials say thousands of fish were killed when a tractor-trailer carrying hazardous materials crashed through a bridge guardrail and into a creek earlier this month.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Judges resign from justice reform group in northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — Judges in northeast Ohio say they're leaving a justice reform group in Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Mom of Cleveland boy shot by police to testify at grand jury

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a black Cleveland boy who was carrying a pellet gun when he was shot and killed by a white police officer will testify before a grand jury within the next few weeks.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Possible expulsion, charges for teens with BB gun in school

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — Reports of a student with a weapon at a southwestern Ohio high school has resulted in the suspension and possible expulsion of four teens who may also face criminal charges in juvenile court.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Ohio probing whether state school violated lobbying laws

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general is investigating whether a state university and its consultant violated state lobbying laws when the university paid him nearly $2 million without a state board's prior approval.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Ohio officer fired over pro-pot button wants job back

VERMILION, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer who was fired after wearing a pro-marijuana button on his police jacket says he'll sue if necessary to get his job back.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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