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Lobbyist agrees to plead guilty in traffic-cameras scandal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lobbyist has agreed to plead guilty to extortion in a scandal involving the bribery of Columbus public officials by a traffic-camera company trying to keep its contracts with the city.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 October 2015

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Cleveland police chief makes emotional plea to stop violence

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams broke down in tears while asking for the public's help at the scene of a shooting that took the life of a 5-month-old girl, the third fatal shooting of a child in the last four weeks.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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Ohio task force recommends college cost-cutting ideas

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Handing dorms and cafeterias over to private operators, collaborating on health-care costs and providing more digital textbooks and study materials are among ways an Ohio study panel is recommending that colleges and universities could cut costs.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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Court sides with elections chief on county board matter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with the state's elections chief in a dispute over two Republicans picked to fill vacancies on a county elections board in northwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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Voter registration deadline for Ohio's election is Monday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans who want to cast a ballot in the fall election have until Monday to register to vote or update their voter information.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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Ohio community-police board to create body camera standard

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A law enforcement relations board created by Gov. John Kasich is developing a standard for the use of police body cameras.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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Gov. Kasich denies clemency for jailed Ohio coin dealer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor has denied a clemency request from a former coin dealer who raised money for Ohio Republicans before being convicted in a state investment scandal.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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Third person sentenced in sports drink investment scheme

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A third person has been sentenced to federal prison in an Ohio-based sports-drink fraud scheme.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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