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Women's Equality Day

On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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Environmentalists threaten to sue EPA over fracking waste

DALLAS (AP) — Critics have notified the Environmental Protection Agency of their intent to sue if regulators do not update their rules on fracking waste in 60 days.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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Court: Ohio man with dismissed charges can't get state funds

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court says a man whose murder conviction was overturned, dismissed and expunged is not eligible to receive money from a state fund for wrongful imprisonment because prosecutors could retry his case.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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Heroin, painkiller abuse on agenda at drug summit in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Federal law enforcers from six states are meeting in Detroit to discuss how to confront the growing abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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Ohio AG: Drugs worth over $5 million seized in state effort

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Law enforcement officers in Ohio arrested more than 400 people on at least 920 charges and seized drugs valued at more than $5 million as part of a statewide task force operation.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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Police looking for man who escaped from Cleveland workhouse

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities are asking for help locating a man who escaped from the Cleveland House of Corrections.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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Ohio League of Women Voters to discuss voting equality

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The League of Women Voters of Ohio is marking the 95th anniversary of women's right to vote being enshrined in the U.S. Constitution with an event looking at voting equality.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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Bill would let Ohioans with drug convictions keep license

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislation that would make a driver's license suspension discretionary rather than mandatory for non-driving drug convictions has been introduced in the Ohio Senate.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

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