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Ohio bill would extend foster care services to wards age 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state bill would extend the age that younger residents can get foster care services while requiring that court-appointed guardians receive a guide developed by the state's attorney general.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Ohio college's revival plan includes sustainability effort

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — A small, western Ohio liberal arts college that temporarily closed is making sustainability and energy efficiency part of its revival strategy involving an estimated $81 million in campus improvements.

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Ohio pair charged with locking up adopted kids, abusing them

A husband and wife kept their two adopted daughters in northeastern Ohio locked in a bedroom for all but a few hours each day where they were beaten, given little to eat and sexually abused by the man over at least two years, prosecutors said.

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Prosecutors subpoena 40 people for Ohio ex-lawmaker's trial

CINCINNATI (AP) — Prosecutors could call 40 people to testify in the case of a former southwest Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company's financial status and using their money for personal gain.

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3rd child dies after carbon monoxide leak in Ohio home

TROY, Ohio (AP) — The third of four children exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide from a furnace in a home has died.

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Cleveland: Boy shot by cop died because of his own actions

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland says it isn't to blame for the death of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police near a recreation center.

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Knitters offer warmth to needy with scarves in Ohio park

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A flash of color from the handmade scarf and a simple, handwritten note drew extra attention to a snowman in Goodale Park.

"If you're stuck out in the cold, take one!" the note read.

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Cleveland shivers through coldest February on record

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland-area residents can say they survived the coldest February in recorded weather history and the second-coldest month ever.

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