Senate OKs short-term funding for Ohio uranium plant cleanup

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's U.S. senators say a resolution passed by the Senate continues short-term funding for cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio where workers have been warned about the threat of layoffs for years.

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Judges recommend suspending Ohio sheriff facing drug charges

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A panel of three retired judges has decided that a northern Ohio sheriff should be suspended while facing charges alleging he stole medications from prescription drug disposal drop boxes.

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Ohio man sentenced to 15 years in heroin overdose case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who authorities say sold a mixture of heroin and fentanyl that led to the overdose of a southwestern Ohio man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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Judge: Strip club negligent in drunken driving crash death

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has ordered a Cleveland strip club to pay $8 million to the family of a woman killed in a wrong-way crash after finding the club failed to prevent a drunken patron from driving.

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