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Fracking foes say Ohio elections chief exceeds his authority

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Residents in three Ohio counties where Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO'-sted) invalidated anti-fracking ballot issues this fall are arguing that voters, not the elections chief, should decide the substance of such issues.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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Chemical mix at Ohio water treatment facility hospitalizes 4

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) — At a northeast Ohio water treatment plant, chlorine was inadvertently mixed with fluoride in a container making it dangerous to breathe the air and sending four people to hospitals, fire officials say.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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Court rejects Ohio Medicaid agency definition of spouse

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected an Ohio rule that excludes a spouse as a member of a family when determining eligibility for state assistance.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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FDA issues warning letters to powdered caffeine distributors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to five distributors of pure powdered caffeine, saying the products put consumers at risk.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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Parents object to transgender student using men's restroom

TROY, Ohio (AP) — A group of parents have voiced their displeasure with a western Ohio school district's decision to grant access to the men's restroom for a transgender student.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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Cleveland theater district to dim lights honoring actor who died

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's theater district is dimming its marquee lights in honor of a rising Broadway actor who died after a weekend fall in New York.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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Body of Denison University student found after search

GRANVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Officials at a central Ohio college say a student missing since Sunday has been found dead, but there's no evidence of a crime.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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Prosecutor says no charges in Ohio girl's camp drowning

BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio prosecutor's office says there will be no criminal charges after the drowning death of a 5-year-old girl at a southern Ohio day camp for children with special needs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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