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State considers delaying independent health-worker proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich's administration on Friday said it's open to delaying a proposal that has sparked hours of legislative testimony from people with disabilities who fear it could limit their choice in picking the workers who help them bathe, get dressed and tend to their basic needs at home.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 March 2015

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Impact of Ohio's moves to reduce Lake Erie algae years away

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's new rules to clamp down on some of the pollutants feeding the toxic algae in Lake Erie aren't likely to show immediate results.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 March 2015

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Ohio will pay $2 million for rebranding campaign

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is paying $2 million to two marketing groups to come up with a new brand slogan and tourism marketing plan.

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Ohio employers will have wait for workers comp settlement

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thousands of employers in the state who were overcharged for workers compensation insurance premiums will have to wait at least a few more weeks before collecting a share of the $420 million court settlement, according to one of the attorneys involved.

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Ohio's 'Minerva Monster' subject of documentary

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The creature that lured Bigfoot hunters and curiosity seekers to southern Stark County is now the subject of a documentary.

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Humorist's Ohio home on National Register of Historic Places

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The suburban ranch-style home where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Halloween park in Ohio now home to studio for film, TV

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — A Halloween attraction in southwestern Ohio has been turned into a studio for film, television and video production.

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State to deny permit for Ohio pair's toothless black bear

 

LODI, Ohio (AP) — A toothless black bear caged on a northeast Ohio property for decades is old and unlikely to escape and should be allowed to stay there instead of being relocated, according to the owners fighting to keep it even though they didn't get the permit now required by state law.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015

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