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Cleveland mayor apologizes for billing family of dead boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mayor of Cleveland apologized Thursday to the family of Tamir Rice, a black 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer, for the city having sent the administrator of the boy's estate a "decedent's last dying expense" claim of $500 for ambulance services.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 February 2016

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October trial for Ohio cop who shot driver in traffic stop

CINCINNATI (AP) — An October trial date has been scheduled for a former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop.

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Ohio high court: Sale of prison OK under state constitution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Supreme Court says the sale of a northeast Ohio prison to a private company didn't violate the state constitution.

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Ohio leaders say medical marijuana issue isn't going away

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislative leaders and statewide officers weighed in Thursday on how Ohio should address the issue of medical marijuana, with most agreeing that the matter is not going away.

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Trees planted by Ohio city's founder 100 years ago cut down

BARBERTON, Ohio (AP) — A historical society says vandals cut down 10 black walnut trees planted by the northeastern Ohio city's founder more than a century ago.

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$500 bill sent to Tamir Rice's estate for EMS services

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland is asking Tamir Rice's estate to pay $500 for ambulance and medical services he received after being shot by a police officer.

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Ohio leaders to discuss their 2016 priorities at AP forum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Statewide officials and legislative leaders in Ohio plan to share their thoughts for the year ahead during a forum for journalists organized by The Associated Press.

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Radio ads defends Ohio term limits, though no vote imminent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Radio spots are airing across Ohio that warn against an impending vote by state lawmakers that would extend term limits — only no such vote is imminent.

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