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Health department axes smoking patio at Cincinnati casino

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's downtown casino has run afoul of the city's health department over its smoking patio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015

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Fungal disease to blame for decline of Ohio's bat population

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fungal disease is responsible for decimating Ohio's bat population in recent years, and wildlife officials say hikers are partly to blame.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015

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Teens captured after escape from Ohio detention center

WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Two teens who authorities describe as "violent" have been apprehended after escaping from a juvenile detention center in northeast Ohio overnight.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015

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Authorities: 4 canoes overturn in central Ohio creek

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say nine people were rescued after four canoes overturned in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015

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Simulation lab in Dayton to train VA health workers, others

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new $3.3 million simulation laboratory will train thousands of VA health workers and others in the state at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015

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Ohio nursing homes to offer music project to help residents

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say nearly 300 Ohio nursing homes have signed up for a project that uses music to help improve the lives of residents and staff.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015

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Authorities probe Springfield shooting that injured 8-year-old boy

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shotgun shooting that seriously injured an 8-year-old boy and plan to meet with a prosecutor next week to discuss the case.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015

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Critics: Ohio tax-credit freeze could stop restoration plans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents of an Ohio Senate budget proposal to freeze historic preservation tax credits for two years say it could stop some significant projects across the state.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015

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