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Report: Sewer district spent millions with little oversight

CINCINNATI (AP) — The city-run sewer district in Cincinnati spent hundreds of millions of public dollars with little or no oversight at a time when residents' sewer rates have risen steadily, according to a newspaper's investigation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016

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Anti-smoking group gives Ohio tobacco efforts mixed review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's efforts to prevent and control smoking and other tobacco use got another failing grade in an anti-smoking group's latest national review.

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Tests show drinking water OK in village after lead scare

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — State environmental officials say recent water samples from homes in a northeast Ohio village have tested below the federally allowable level for lead.

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Senators visit Cincinnati to hear medical marijuana opinions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two state senators are stopping in Cincinnati as part of an effort to gather public opinions about medical marijuana.

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Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking in an effort to curb exploitation.

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Suspect in Ohio policeman's fatal shooting pleads not guilty

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a central Ohio policeman with a stolen pistol pleaded not guilty Wednesday and was jailed without bond in the potential death penalty case.

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OSHA investigates death of worker at GM plant in Ohio

DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) — The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a worker at a General Motors plant in northwestern Ohio.

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Ohio teen finds good Samaritan from crash via Facebook post

GAHANNA, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio teenager says social media helped her locate the good Samaritan who aided her family at the scene of a Tennessee car accident that killed her mother in June 2002.

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