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Marysville inmates dump lunches after maggot discovery

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Officials say about 1,000 inmates at a central Ohio women's prison dumped their lunches in the trash after another discovery of maggots in the serving area.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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OSU band alumni group still wants director rehired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Despite Ohio State University officials standing by their decision to fire director Jonathan Waters, the band's alumni association says it will continue to work to get him reinstated to the job.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Ohio water crisis: Threat isn't going away soon

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The worry over another water emergency along Lake Erie is far from over.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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New Ohio health director's background questioned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Critics of Ohio Gov. John Kasich are questioning his decision to nominate a non-physician to lead the state Department of Health.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Ohio State stands by firing of band director

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University officials on Tuesday stood by their firing of the marching band director, who said he wants his job back and another chance to change the cultural issues in the unit that led to his dismissal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal appeals courts covering nearly half the United States will soon hear arguments on whether gay and lesbian couples have a right to marry, part of a slew of cases putting pressure on the U.S. Supreme Court to issue a final verdict.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Kasich raises more than $2M in July campaign cash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY-sik) amassed close to $2.1 million in campaign cash last month.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Tainted Ohio water coming under increased scrutiny

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor is promising an extensive review of how the water supply for 400,000 people in Ohio and Michigan became tainted with a toxin over the weekend while a high-ranking state lawmaker is planning hearings on the blooms of algae fouling Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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