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Senators want ban on vessel shipments of oil on Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's U.S. senators are calling for a ban on shipments of crude oil by vessels on the Great Lakes.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Police: 8-month-old boy found dead was left in SUV for hours

MACEDONIA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an 8-month-old baby boy was found dead in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in northeast Ohio after he was left in a car for hours.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Cleveland police to get enhanced training on mental health

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland officers will receive enhanced training on how to deal with people during mental health crises, a requirement in the city's agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform its trouble police department, officials announced Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Jewelry found in theft suspect who got stuck in elevator

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in suburban Cincinnati say there's another twist in the case of two suspected jewelry store thieves who got trapped in an elevator while fleeing and ended up being rescued by firefighters.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Report: 1 in 5 Ohio inmates current or former sex offender

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative report says one in five current Ohio prison inmates is behind bars now for a sex offense or was in the past.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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NASA Glenn Center launches hall of fame to honor key figures

CLEVELAND (AP) — NASA Glenn Research Center near Cleveland is creating a hall of fame to honor key figures in its history, including a director who also served as the agency's national chief of space flight.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Uber to add 10,000 more drivers in Ohio next year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ride-sharing giant Uber will considerably expand its Ohio workforce by adding 10,000 more drivers in the state next year, including 3,000 in Columbus alone.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Bill allows but limits death-penalty evidence post trial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Condemned killers could gather post-trial evidence in their death penalty cases as long as the information doesn't embarrass, annoy or unduly burden the witnesses involved, a legislative committee agreed Wednesday in approving a revision to an Ohio capital punishment bill.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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