City votes to decriminalize marijuana but it's still a crime

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a central Ohio city where residents voted to eliminate criminal penalties for having small amounts of marijuana say they'll continue to charge and prosecute violators under state law instead.

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Activist pushed at Ohio State calls charge unnecessary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An activist who was pushed down a flight of stairs during an anti-Donald Trump rally at Ohio State University this week says he hopes the charge against his assailant is dropped.

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Protest of oil pipeline blocks traffic in downtown Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police report an activist in a small group protesting construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline blocked traffic by handcuffing himself under a vehicle at a downtown intersection in the central Ohio city.

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