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Experts struggle to explain rise in Cleveland gun violence

CLEVELAND (AP) — Why such a big rise in shootings in Cleveland? Is gang activity up? Are Facebook and Twitter to blame? Poverty? Drugs? Or is it just a statistical aberration?

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Bridge connecting Kentucky, Ohio to reopen soon

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Highways says a bridge in northeastern Kentucky that was closed for a painting project won't reopen Friday as hoped but should accommodate traffic by mid-November.

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Boehner voices few regrets, no second thoughts on way out

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner, reflecting Wednesday on a nearly quarter-century run on Capitol Hill, defended his decision to push a bipartisan budget deal through the House as his final act before leaving Congress.

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Police: Father may have accidentally shot 4-year-old son

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police have arrested a Cleveland man who they believe may have accidently shot his 4-year-old son.

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Police: 1 man dead, 1 injured after about 50 shots fired

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say one man was killed and another was injured after about 50 shots were fired in Cincinnati.

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New House Speaker Ryan "found" himself while at Miami University

CINCINNATI (AP) — Newly elected U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he found himself while in college in John Boehner's (BAY'-nerz) home county in southwest Ohio.

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Federal grand jury indicts 7 in Ohio heroin-trafficking ring

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A federal grand jury has charged seven individuals suspected in a heroin-trafficking operation in eastern Ohio with one count each of conspiracy to possess a controlled substance.

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Police say woman, man found shot in car in Ohio; woman dead

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a woman is dead and a man has been hospitalized after they were found shot in a parked car in Cleveland.

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