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Sheriffs, police chiefs help with Ohio standards compliance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio sheriffs and police chiefs are on board to help law enforcement agencies statewide comply with first-ever standards for use of deadly force.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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1 dead in listeria outbreak linked to packaged lettuce from Ohio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Packaged salads produced at a Dole facility in Ohio are linked to one death in Michigan.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Ohio village issues water advisory after testing finds lead

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school district canceled classes Friday after officials issued an advisory that said children and pregnant women shouldn't drink tap water from a village system because of elevated levels of lead and copper found during tests at a handful of homes connected to the system.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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North Korea says it arrests US student for 'hostile act'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced Friday the arrest of a U.S. university student for what it called a "hostile act" orchestrated by the American government to undermine the authoritarian nation.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Ohio schools close, village issues water advisory for lead

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio school district has canceled classes and a village says children and pregnant women should not drink water from its system after tests found lead levels that exceed federal standards.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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National group plans 2016 medical pot issue in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A major national marijuana legalization group plans to put a medical marijuana question on Ohio's fall ballot.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Hundreds gather to address Ohio drug addiction epidemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of police officers, community officials, medical personnel and others have gathered in Columbus for a summit aimed at fighting Ohio's drug addiction epidemic.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Records: Overdose antidote given more than 12,600 times

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Department of Public Safety records indicate a drug overdose antidote that can help save addicts on the brink of death was administered more than 12,600 times around the state last year.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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