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Dozen arrested in large fight at Akron high school

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — At least 12 students have been arrested in northeast Ohio after a fight broke out at a high school.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014

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Ohio Homeland Security unveils phone safety app

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans can now report suspicious activity to the state's Homeland Security agency with a new app that can be downloaded on mobile devices.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014

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Ohio judge orders man to hold 'I AM A BULLY' sign

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has ordered a man convicted of harassing a neighbor and her disabled children to stand on a street corner with a sign that says "I AM A BULLY!"

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Man sought in shooting near Ohio school

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Columbus are seeking a 30-year-old man they believe fired shots outside an elementary school that injured two people.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Ohio geologists link seismic activity to fracking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest.

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Tax refund fraud is a big frustration for victims

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter's tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19-year-old's personal information.

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Charge resolved for coach implicated in rape case

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A teacher and coach accused of trying to thwart an investigation into the rape of a 16-year-old girl in eastern Ohio will have the charge dismissed in exchange for community service at a domestic violence shelter, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Friday.

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Grant helps Ohio group fight domestic violence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio nonprofit group will use $250,000 in grant money to create a national online tool to help employers educate their workers to recognize signs of domestic violence.

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