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Social services workers in Ohio to vote on proposed contract

CINCINNATI (AP) — Social service workers who have been in contract negotiations with a southwest Ohio county over wages for about two years will vote this week on a tentative agreement.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Ohio judge resigns after conviction for records tampering

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has resigned after a jury found him guilty of tampering with records and other charges for not disclosing his ownership interest in a Lorain office building where several lawyers have legal practices.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Bricks fall 11 stories onto Cleveland street, crush minivan

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A mass of bricks and stone crumbled away from the decorative cornice of a vacant historic building in downtown Cleveland and fell 11 stories, crushing a minivan that was parked below.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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Speedway hiring 500 in central Ohio ahead of travel season

COLUBMUS, Ohio (AP) — Speedway says it plans to hire hundreds of workers at its gas stations in central Ohio as the summer travel season ramps up.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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FirstEnergy to close 3 northeast Ohio coal-burning plants

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — FirstEnergy will close three coal-burning power plants on Wednesday as part of a company plan to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations on emissions of mercury and other air pollutants.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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Ohio panel sets vote rejecting claim CT was 1st in flight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio House panel has scheduled a vote on legislation that rejects Connecticut's insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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Vegan teacher settles lawsuit against Ohio district

WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A vegan teacher has settled a lawsuit with the northeast Ohio school district that fired him last year over a Facebook post critical of dairy farming practices.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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Ohio report examines reducing reliance on public assistance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Substance abuse issues, available jobs and a lack of transportation are among the top barriers that people on welfare face in moving out of poverty, according to a recent survey of Ohio's county job and family services directors.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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