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Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

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Columbus named finalist for Democratic convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus was one of three finalist cities announced Monday to host the Democratic Party's next presidential nominating convention.

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Ohio utility chief: Energy savings hard to measure

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top utility regulator provided sparse details on Monday to a new legislative panel studying the economic impact of state renewable energy mandates that have been paused for two years.

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Ohio holiday sales projected to rise more than US

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's holiday retail sales are expected to rise even higher than national estimates as job gains and lower gas prices help fuel consumer confidence, according to an economic forecast released Monday.

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Ohio police probe shooting of boy with replica gun

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings.

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Researchers say state tree may not thrive in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Researchers and environmentalists say buckeye trees —the state tree of Ohio— may not continue to thrive in the area due to climate change.

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Panel studying Ohio's green energy law kicks off

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative panel reviewing Ohio's renewable energy law while state mandates are on a two-year hiatus is kicking off with testimony from the state's top utility regulator.

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Ohio farm raises 2014 presidential turkey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The turkey that will be presented to President Barack Obama this Thanksgiving for the traditional presidential pardon was raised in Ohio.

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