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Guard, inmate were hurt in school shooter escape

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Corrections officials say one of the inmates who escaped from an Ohio prison with a convicted school shooter last week was injured along with a prison guard while on the run.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Ohio faces high prices for road salt this winter

CLEVELAND (AP) — An extremely harsh winter has driven up road salt prices throughout state and has forced the Ohio Department of Transportation to contract with an Indiana company to buy less-expensive salt for delivery this winter.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Great Lakes mayors to meet in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayors from municipalities around the Great Lakes are to meet in Chicago next week, officials said Wednesday, about a month after Lake Erie algae contaminated water in Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Court awards $82,000 to wrongfully imprisoned man

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded $82,000 to a man for wrongful imprisonment after determining he was sent to prison for a crime that didn't carry a spelled-out penalty.

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Ohio reservist killed in Afghanistan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of a U.S. Naval reservist from Ohio say he was among the three troops killed when a suicide car bomber struck in Afghanistan.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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47K fewer Ohioans lack health insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal government reports that the number of people without health insurance in Ohio fell by 47,000 during the past year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Man's body found in central Ohio reservoir

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify a man whose body was pulled from a large suburban Columbus reservoir.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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