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State auditor to probe Cincinnati sewer district spending

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's auditor is planning a special study of the finances of Cincinnati's sewer district after a newspaper's report that it spent hundreds of millions of public dollars with little or no oversight at a time when residents' sewer rates have risen steadily.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Police: Possible howler monkey on the lam in Ohio's capitol

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A search is underway for a monkey on the lam in central Ohio.

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Retired Ohio police officer gets to buy K-9 partner for $1

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1.

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Report: Great Lakes states need $80B for water, sewer fixes

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Federal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect drinking water in the Great Lakes region.

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Man's trial delayed in Kentucky woman's slaying on Ohio road

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A death penalty trial has been postponed until August for an Illinois man charged with kidnapping a Kentucky woman and fatally shooting her along Interstate 75 in southwest Ohio.

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Cleveland officers not immune from excessive force lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal appeals court in Cincinnati says two Cleveland police officers aren't immune from a lawsuit accusing them of excessive force in the apprehension of a teen with Down Syndrome.

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Springfield couple plead not guilty to charges in children's rapes

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says a man and woman charged in the rapes of their three children have pleaded not guilty in a western Ohio court.

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Southwest Ohio man gets 15 years to life in roommate's death

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio man has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison after being convicted of killing a roommate with a sword.

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