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Ohio passes 1,000 mark on Utica shale wells

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — State officials say there are now more than 1,000 Utica shale wells around Ohio.

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 August 2014

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Palm-sized spider found at southern Ohio preserve

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A big, hairy, palm-sized spider more common in the South has been spotted in Ohio, reportedly for the first time in six decades.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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Ohio State trustees won't reinstate band director

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio State trustees have decided against reinstating the university's marching band director, who was fired after an investigation showed he knew about, but failed to stop, a sexualized band culture.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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Former Newark H.S. band director sentenced to 4 years, 10 months

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A former central Ohio high school band director arrested for inappropriate conduct with three students has been sentenced to four years and 10 months in prison.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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Records: FitzGerald fueled cars while unlicensed

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald, while mayor of a Cleveland suburb, put gas into city vehicles 37 times despite not having a valid driver's license or a temporary driving permit, records show.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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Ohio man accused of burning cat pleads not guilty

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man accused of setting a cat on fire has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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Ohio ex-officer sentenced in surplus property case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former central Ohio police officer has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for misappropriating and selling surplus property that a police department received through a U.S. Department of Defense surplus equipment program.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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