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Ohio sets new guidelines for short-term pain prescribing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich and a coalition of state medical leaders have announced guidelines meant to reduce the prescribing of painkillers for short-term pain.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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OU team finalist in Disney Imagineering design contest

ATHENS – A team comprised of two recent Ohio University graduates, a current OU student and a student at University of Washington will be headed to California later this month to present an idea they have of a traveling Disney theme park to the company’s Imagineering headquarters.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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2 Ohio lawmakers plan listening tour on medical marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two state lawmakers in Ohio plan to travel the state to gather public opinion as the Legislature contemplates where to go next on medical marijuana.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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State mulls pay increase for Ohio's school superintendent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio pays its state superintendent less than what some local school district superintendents make, but that may change as state leaders begin searching to fill the position.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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New law sets uniform municipal-income tax rules for Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new municipal income-tax law designed to simplify tax preparation in the state is in effect in Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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You're welcome, America: Columbus tops for making robocalls

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A voicemail provider says Columbus and central Ohio lead the nation in generating robocalls from bill collectors, politicians and other sources.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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Officials: Duplex fire leaves man and woman dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials say two people are dead after a fire ripped through their central Ohio duplex.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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Pair of youths arrested after carjacking near bowling alley

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say two youths are in custody after a carjacking outside a southwestern Ohio bowling alley.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

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