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Kasich names Porter as Ohio's top utility regulator

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich has picked a familiar face to lead the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015

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Portman pollution amendment criticized in $500K Ohio ad buy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A national environmental group has launched a $500,000 ad campaign against U.S. Sen. Rob Portman in Ohio claiming a federal budget amendment he introduced could undercut the enforceability of the federal Clean Air Act.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015

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Schools participating in Ohio testing pilot

 

The following schools would be cleared to develop and administer their own standardized tests beginning in the 2016-2017 school year under a pilot program for which Ohio is seeking federal approval:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015

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Broader marijuana legalization measure detailed in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters laid out language Monday for broad marijuana legalization in Ohio and began collecting signatures for a 2016 ballot campaign.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015

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Kroger donates 700 tons of food to food banks in 6 states

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The Kroger Co. says its Mid-Atlantic Division stores donated 700 tons of perishable food to food banks in six states last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015

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Tuberculosis testing interrupts Ohio school's spring break

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio school associated with a probable case of tuberculosis is opening during its spring break week so that families associated with the facility can get health care screenings.

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Ohio officeholders, local officials to talk transparency

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's auditor and treasurer are teaming up for an announcement about added local government transparency.

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Ohio police trained to reduce lethal force used on dogs

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio police department is implementing mandatory training for reducing lethal force used on dogs.

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