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Kasich orders flags flown at half-staff

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor has ordered flags flown at half-staff Thursday, the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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Ohio couple jailed after Facebook fight challenge

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say a couple was jailed after responding to a fight challenge on Facebook.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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Ohio suburb may hire PR firm after police shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — An official says a Dayton suburb may hire a public-relations firm to help manage communications in the wake of last month's fatal shooting of a man by police in a Wal-Mart store.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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4-year-old Ohio girl dies after near drowning

AMHERST, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old girl who nearly drowned in her family's backyard pool last week has died.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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Slaying suspect caught in Ohio, returned to Texas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A suspect in the May slaying of an off-duty police officer outside a San Antonio tattoo parlor has been returned to Texas after being caught in Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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Fired Ohio teacher writes book about experience

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio music teacher fired after he posted a racially charged rant on Facebook has written a book about his experience.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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Ohio Dems propose early voting plan after ruling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats in the Ohio Senate on Tuesday called for a minimum number of early voting hours in the swing state, along with the flexibility for local elections boards to make their own schedules.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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Ohio AG candidate criticizes drop in D.A.R.E. funding

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More money should be found to pay for D.A.R.E. and school resources police officers as Ohio's heroin's epidemic worsens, the Democratic candidate for Ohio attorney general said Tuesday as he criticized his opponent for a drop in funding in recent years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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