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Legislative term-limit plan in Ohio cleared as single issue

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers can begin collecting signatures for a ballot effort to limit the time lawmakers could serve in the Ohio Legislature.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015

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School threats postpone more events in Ohio village

UTICA, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio community canceled Friday classes and postponed a beloved annual festival next week amid an investigation into threatening letters that were sent to the school district and targeted interracial couples.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015

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Ohio board adjusts ballot wording of pot legalization plan

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters will see new ballot wording used to describe a proposal to legalize marijuana, after a state board met Friday to rewrite phrasing that the state Supreme Court ruled was misleading.

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Murder suspect, trial witness mistakenly put in same cell

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff says a guard mistakenly put a murder suspect in a holding cell with another inmate who was about to testify against him, and a fight ensued.

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Toxic algae blooms prompt delay of Ohio River swim event

NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A swim across the Ohio River from Cincinnati to northern Kentucky and back has been postponed because of toxic algae blooms found in the river.

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Tractor-trailer veers across 6 lanes, crashes into woods

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say minor injuries were reported after a tractor-trailer driver lost control and crashed into the woods off Interstate 70 in western Ohio.

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In key 2016 states, Biden hears chants of 'Joe, Joe, Joe'

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In any other year, a pair of speeches by Vice President Joe Biden on transportation and sexual assault would raise few eyebrows in the political world. This isn't any other year.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015

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US marshals: Ohio killer who left prison farm in '72 is dead

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who was convicted of throwing a student nurse to her death from a hospital roof in 1958 later walked away from a prison work farm and lived under an alias for decades, even marrying and earning a college degree, before he died in 2004, authorities said Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 September 2015

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