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Gay couples find uneven access to health insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly every day for three months, Carl Bechdel had to make calls or send emails to try to get family insurance coverage for his husband and himself under President Barack Obama's landmark health law.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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Central Ohio counties lead in population growth

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central Ohio counties are leading the state in population growth categories.

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Ohio prison guards union seeks additional officers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The union representing Ohio prison guards wants an extra 400 officers to combat what it calls a sharp increase in the number of serious assaults by inmates on staff.

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$1M prize winner tells Ohio judge he's broke

CINCINNATI (AP) — Within months of being awarded a $1 million casino prize, a Cincinnati man got busted for drugs and went broke.

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Child playing with lighters ignites Ohio house

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — A 5-year-old playing with a lighter he found under a bed is being blamed for a house fire that destroyed the second floor of a northeast Ohio home.

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Vigil honors 3 teens killed in Ohio crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Dozens of friends and classmates gathered near a southwest Ohio high school to remember three students killed when their car ran off the road and hit a tree.

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Dozens of Ohio State students report mumps cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A dozen more Ohio State University students and one staff member have been added to the list of cases in a central Ohio mumps outbreak.

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Bill would require notice for overpaid taxes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Businesses and taxpayers would be notified when they overpay their taxes under a bill passed by the Ohio House.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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