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Senate Dems raise school, tax issues with Ohio gov

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats in the Ohio Senate say they'll push Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) to include more preschool funding, expanded drug addiction services and a steeper tax hike on oil-and-gas drillers in his upcoming midterm budget.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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House speaker Boehner buys Florida condo

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner and his wife have bought a luxury condominium on Marco Island in southwest Florida.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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Ohio driver who killed man opts to stay in prison

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man who killed a state trooper in a 2001 drunken driving crash had to choose between serving five more months in prison, or getting out early and taking steps to address his drinking problem.

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Ohio House approves 2 election-related measures

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Proposals to trim early voting and set rules for mailing unsolicited absentee ballot applications cleared the Ohio House on Wednesday amid partisan rancor in the presidential battleground state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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Powerball ticket sold in Ohio worth $1M in drawing

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — The lottery says a western Ohio supermarket sold a ticket that is worth $1 million in the latest Powerball drawing.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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Columbine leader encourages Chardon community

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The northeast Ohio community where three students died in a school shooting has received encouragement and advice from the principal who oversaw Colorado's Columbine High School during and since the deadly 1999 shootings there.

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APNewsBreak: Where Ohio got its execution drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's most recent batches of lethal injection drugs were produced by a company that wants states to stop using them for capital punishment, records show.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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Report due in Dublin crash that killed family

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio plan to release details of a report into an officer-involved traffic crash last fall that killed a couple and four of their daughters.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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