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Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man pulls air rifles

CINCINNATI (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says pellet guns have been pulled from shelves at the Ohio store where a 22-year-old man holding an air rifle was fatally shot by police.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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Attorney General: new death penalty laws needed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine says he thinks new laws are needed before executions can resume in Ohio.

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Ohio newspaper: Colleges underreporting crimes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many colleges underreport crimes and give students and parents a false sense of security about safety, enabled by lax oversight of such statistics, The Columbus Dispatch reported.

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Website lists charter school costs, performance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A website has been launched that provides Ohioans side-by-side comparisons of their traditional public school district and all the public and private charter schools that operate there.

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Steamship wreck from 1926 found in Lake Ontario

SOMERSET, N.Y. (AP) — The wreck of a 253-foot British-built steamship that sank off Lake Ontario's western New York shore after colliding with another vessel nearly 90 years ago has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Tuesday.

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3rd-graders face high-stakes reading targets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The games, ice cream and play rehearsals that 9-year-old Joshua Rowell experienced during summer school this year weren't just for fun.

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Committee to review tracking of Ohio heroin deaths

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — A panel tracking accurate numbers of heroin-related overdose deaths in Ohio is holding its first meeting.

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State spent $187,000 on bottled water for Toledo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says it spent $187,000 buying bottled water for Toledo during the algae-related water emergency suffered by Ohio's fourth-largest city earlier this year.

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