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Ohio challenges Toledo rules that reduce marijuana penalties

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general is challenging a new ordinance approved by Toledo voters that reduces penalties on all marijuana-related offenses.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015

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Ohio jury to decide suit over chemical DuPont put in water

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the federal case of an Ohio woman who says she got cancer after drinking water contaminated by a chemical from a DuPont plant near Parkersburg, West Virginia.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015

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Ohio city needs more money to keep drinking water safe

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — City leaders in Toledo say it's costing more to keep drinking water free from toxins in Lake Erie and other contaminants in the water.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015

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Fifth Third to pay $85M settlement for flawed mortgages

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifth Third Bancorp has agreed to pay an $85 million settlement for not reporting flawed mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration to regulators.

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Ohio bill would spare severely mentally ill from execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A person judged to suffer from severe mental illness at the time of a killing that could result in a death sentence would be spared from capital punishment under a bill before Ohio lawmakers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015

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Schools, camps could stock asthma inhalers under Ohio bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that is poised to clear the Ohio Legislature would let schools and camps keep a supply of asthma inhalers not prescribed to specific patients in case of emergencies.

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Bill streamlines licensing of security guards, investigators

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Security guards and private investigators would receive a single identification card they could take from job to job under a bill before Ohio lawmakers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015

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State seizes 4 bears from owner who didn't get permit

GERMANTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has seized four bears from an owner who didn't get a permit or meet tightened requirements for ownership of dangerous wild animals.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015

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