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Ohio taking precautions due to deer disease risk

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — State officials are encouraging hunters in Holmes County to process deer locally to minimize the risk of a rare disease detected in Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014

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Van hits SUV along icy Ohio road; 1 dead, 3 hurt

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a man lost control of a minivan on an icy central Ohio roadway and hit a stopped vehicle, killing a woman and seriously injuring the man and his two sons.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014

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State seeks to prevent falls by older Ohioans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state initiative to prevent falls by older Ohioans is aiming to warn shoppers of all ages what to look for and how to avoid falling hazards amid holiday shopping.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014

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Military: Ohio soldier killed while in Afghanistan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Military officials say a soldier from central Ohio has been killed while serving in Afghanistan.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Patrol: Speed wasn't factor when cruiser hit man

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol has determined speed wasn't a factor when a southeast Ohio sheriff's deputy in a cruiser fatally struck a pedestrian while responding to an emergency call.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Vehicle hits, kills 6-year-old checking mailbox

 

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio state troopers say a 6-year-old boy was fatally struck by a vehicle after crossing a road to check his grandparents' mailbox.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Ohio bill seeks extra retail pay on Thanksgiving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving — an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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'Friendsgiving' offers holiday minus family drama

COLUMBUS (AP) — What if you could have a heaping helping of Thanksgiving dinner without a side of family drama?

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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