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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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APNewsBreak: Kasich aides helped craft abortion restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) –€” Believing state legislators were solely responsible for abortion restrictions added to the 2013 budget bill, activists and editorialists across Ohio called on Gov. John Kasich to veto the provisions. What they didn't know at the time was that Kasich's office had a hand in developing some of the language.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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2016 Senate contenders in Ohio differ on Syrian refugees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Candidates in Ohio's closely watched 2016 U.S. Senate race favor different approaches to Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Online training to help those with autism begins in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An online video training program for people who interact with autistic individuals is now being used in Ohio, according to officials.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Proposed changes spark debate in Ohio's cosmetology industry

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two bills pending in Ohio's House and Senate are pitting big hair salons against cosmetology schools as lawmakers propose eliminating the state's mandate requiring someone with a manager's license on salon premises at all times.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Task force seizes $1 million in heroin in Dayton; man arrested

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio have confiscated heroin with an estimated street value of $1 million and arrested a man on drug, weapon and immigration charges.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Pilots of crashed jet were warned of tough landing condition

 

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says that just before a business jet crashed into an Akron apartment building, an instructor on another plane warned the pilots that weather conditions were barely suitable for landing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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