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Legislative task force in Ohio takes up medical marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A task force charged with exploring the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana in Ohio for medicinal use is beginning its work.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016

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Ohio authorities: Boy, 14, convicted of raping girl at party

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old Ohio boy was found guilty of raping a heavily intoxicated teenage girl at a party when no adults were home, authorities said.

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Ohio bill to divert Planned Parenthood funds clears Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill that seeks to divert government funding away from Planned Parenthood cleared one of its final legislative hurdles on Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016

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Hospital stops performing abortions for fetal anomalies

CINCINNATI (AP) — The last hospital in the Cincinnati area that allowed doctors to perform abortions after a fetal anomaly diagnosis has implemented a policy prohibiting that option.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016

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Analysts say Wright-Patt had $4.3B economic impact

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Air Force economic analysts say Ohio's largest military base had an estimated $4.3 billion impact in fiscal year 2014.

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Jury in Ohio fails to reach verdict in 1982 killing of woman

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Jurors in northwestern Ohio have failed to reach a verdict in the case of a man accused of killing a 19-year-old woman in 1982.

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State report says Ohio liquor sales top $1B for first time

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio set a record for dollar sales of spirituous liquor last year, exceeding $1 billion for the first time.

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Man gets 11-year sentence for death of 4-month-old daughter

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in his infant daughter's death has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.

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