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Ice jam pushes up into Ohio cemetery, toppling headstones

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Huge chunks of ice that broke up along a northern Ohio river pushed into a low-lying cemetery and toppled Civil War-era headstones while damaging fences, trees and a roadway at two parks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2015

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Central Ohio teacher charged with rape, sexual imposition

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio elementary school teacher has been charged with single felony counts of rape and gross sexual imposition.

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Survey of GW National Forest for pipeline wins US OK

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The builders of a proposed natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina have the green light to survey a 12.6-mile slice of the George Washington National Forest.

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Ohio city begins flood cleanup as Ohio River drops

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in Cincinnati are taking down floodgates and doing cleanup work as Ohio River floodwaters recede.

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Ohio lawmakers take on Connecticut over 1st to flight claim

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A resolution moving through the Ohio Statehouse challenges Connecticut's insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years.

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Ice jams on northern Ohio rivers leave behind mess

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Chunks of ice that have pushed up into low-lying areas have damaged fences, kiosks and other structures in at least two parks along the Maumee River near Toledo.

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Police chief: 'Huge gap' between law enforcement, community

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Training that has long taught officers to shoot when they see a weapon might have to be changed in light of several police-related shootings last year, a veteran police chief said Monday at a forum convened by Gov. John Kasich.

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Ohio kicks off road construction season with 990 projects

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Transportation has officially kicked off construction season in the state.

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