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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.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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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.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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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.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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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.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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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.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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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.

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Columbus police to review 3,000 DNA test results

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police are reviewing about 3,000 DNA test results, the department announced Wednesday, saying updated reporting procedures weren't always followed.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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Man dies after space heater ignites him

DIAMOND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after being burned by a space heater while painting a bathroom at a northeast Ohio park.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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