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Ohio Department of Health accredited in national program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health says it has received accreditation through a national program that includes a rigorous peer-reviewed assessment process.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Study: Ohio a leader in diverting youths from prisons

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new study shows Ohio as a national leader in diverting juveniles to lower-cost community programs instead of prison.

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3 Ohio students in Rhodes Scholars' Class of 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The daughter of Somali immigrants in Columbus, a Youngstown State University senior, and an Oberlin College senior are among the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes scholars to pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Researchers expect Ohio holiday retail growth

CINCINNATI (AP) — Economic researchers expect Ohio retail spending to grow above national projections during the pivotal holiday shopping period that picks up later this week with Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Black legislators host town hall meeting in southwest Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Residents of southwest Ohio are getting a chance to meet local members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Ohio cancer-research fundraiser generates nearly $24 million

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Organizers of an annual bicycling event in central Ohio say riders and supporters raised nearly $24 million for cancer research this year, breaking last year's fundraising record by about $2 million.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Prosecutors seek death penalty in northeast Ohio killings

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a man accused of fatally shooting two women this year in northeastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Feds ask public for help with flood control plan in NW Ohio

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking residents near the northwestern Ohio city of Findlay to help with mapping a diversion channel that's part of its flood control plan for the area.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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