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Kasich signs bill overhauling oversight of charter schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill overhauling the state's embattled charter-school system with new performance, accountability and reporting requirements was signed into law Sunday by Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

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Ohio could see over 1,100 pot retailers under ballot issue

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans could buy marijuana, pot-infused candies and other related products from potentially 1,100-plus retail stores around the state if voters approve a legalization measure on Tuesday's ballots.

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Ohio bill seeks open review when officers use deadly force

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan proposal in Ohio seeks to provide a more transparent investigative process when a law enforcement officer fatally shoots another person.

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Customers chip in to help ill Ohio restaurant owner

HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio restaurant owner who's missing months of work after undergoing a kidney transplant says dozens of his regular customers are pitching in to keep his pizza place running.

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Governor sets special elections to fill Boehner vacancy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A special election to fill the Ohio congressional seat vacated by former House Speaker John Boehner will be held June 7.

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Gloria Steinem honored at Dayton's peace prize ceremony

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Author and activist Gloria Steinem was among those honored at an Ohio city's celebration of the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

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Cleveland melts guns collected during buyback program

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials from Cleveland and one of its suburbs say that 200 guns collected during buyback events this summer have been melted down at a Cleveland steel mill.

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Akron to close Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail for 4 years

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The city of Akron will be closing a popular 1-mile stretch of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail for four years as part of a $184 million project aimed to curb sewer overflows.

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