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Ohio voter turnout with pot on ballot beats midterm election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Unofficial results show more Ohioans voted in Tuesday's off-year election that included a marijuana legalization issue than in last year's midterm election highlighted by the race for governor.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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US Education Dept. restricts flow of Ohio charter grant

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has restricted the initial flow of a $71 million charter school grant, pending further assurances that Ohio can responsibly oversee the money amid an investigation into the state's former school choice director.

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No oil leak found in sunken barge at bottom of Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Divers looking for the source of seeping oil near a sunken barge on the bottom of Lake Erie haven't located any active leaks, but they did find four open hatches on the wreckage, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday.

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Sheriff: 9-year-old Ohio boy dies after football practice

 

POMEROY, Ohio (AP) — The death of a 9-year-old Ohio boy who collapsed at a youth football practice is under investigation by local law enforcement officials.

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Michigan phosphorus reduction plan focuses on sewage plants

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials have released plans to reduce phosphorus runoff into Lake Erie to ease the worsening problem of harmful algae blooms.

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Ohio voters pass 85 percent of school levies

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voters in Ohio have passed more than 85 percent of school levies on ballots across the state.

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Man could face execution for killing 87-year-old Ohio woman

 

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Jurors are hearing evidence and will recommend to a judge whether a Kentucky man should be executed for killing an 87-year-old Ohio woman and leaving her body in the trunk of her car.

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Ohio's rejection of legal pot leaves future in question

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The future of marijuana in Ohio was uncertain after the resounding defeat of an effort to legalize cannabis for both medical and recreational use in a single vote.

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