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Bill limits public sector use of criminal background info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has scheduled a possible vote on a bill that would limit public employers' use of criminal background information in hiring.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Miami University approves about $135M in campus improvements

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Miami University officials have approved several multi-million dollar construction projects for the southwest Ohio school.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Ohio prisons director wins national corrections award

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons director has received a first-ever national award for innovation named for the late director of Colorado's prison system.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Ohio Turnpike has gone through big changes in its 60 years

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Turnpike turns 60 this week.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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Navistar plans to expand truck plant, add 300 jobs

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Navistar says it plans to expand its western Ohio truck plant by making a $12.8 million investment that will add 300 jobs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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Murder trial begins for man charged in Akron cop's slaying

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor told jurors on Monday that a man on trial for aggravated murder in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Akron police officer returned to the bar after being kicked out with revenge on his mind.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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Judge: 2 Ohio abortion clinics can stay open during appeal

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the last two abortion clinics in southwest Ohio can remain open while they fight to keep their state operating licenses.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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Bill would make it harder for government to seize assets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A newly proposed bill would make it harder for Ohio authorities to seize assets like cash or vehicles if the owners aren't involved in criminal activity.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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