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Cuyahoga County offers returns on social service investments

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — The government would pay charitable organizations a small return on investments in very successful social programs under an innovative "pay for success" partnership announced recently in Ohio's largest county.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Ohio panel considers focusing on young adults to cut poverty

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A panel studying Ohio's reliance on public assistance programs is focusing on better case management and young adults as they look for new ways to tackle poverty.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Decision looms for Democrats on 2016 convention site

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Democrats, New York would offer a diverse tableau in liberal Brooklyn and a touch of Clinton nostalgia. Philadelphia would give the party a patriotic backdrop while Columbus would raise the curtain on another campaign showdown in Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Defense seeks trial delay in Ohio Guardsman's sex abuse case

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A defense attorney is asking a court to postpone the trial of an Ohio National Guardsman accused of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and his stepdaughter and trying to keep other children in the family from discussing what they knew.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Data sharing effort in Ohio combats scrap metal theft

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Scrap metal dealers are getting help combatting theft from a new data-sharing arrangement through the Ohio Courts Network.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Anti-segregation activist to speak at Dayton MLK banquet

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A "Freedom Rider" who challenged 1960s racial segregation will help highlight celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Plan targets farmers in 3 states to reduce Lake Erie algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Farmers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana are being asked to be part of the solution in fixing the algae problem in Lake Erie. Federal officials on Friday outlined a program that will make $17.5 million available to farmers who take steps to reduce the pollutants that wash away from the fields and help the algae thrive.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Marysville recovers time capsule lost after demolition

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio community is celebrating the recovery of a century-old time capsule believed lost when a historic library was demolished nearly twenty years ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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