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Ohio leaders focus on medical marijuana as pot plan pulled

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio House leaders announced plans Thursday for a comprehensive review of medical marijuana, while disclosing that backers of an effort to purge old pot-related convictions are withdrawing their proposal from legislative consideration.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Ohio police training panel approves drug test for applicants

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's police training commission is requiring that prospective police officers pass a comprehensive drug test before they undertake their initial training.

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West Chester police say 1 teen dead, 1 jailed in shooting

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested one of three suspects in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old resident of a southwest Ohio township.

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Feds: 226,000 Ohioans enroll in marketplace health plans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say more than 226,000 Ohioans are signed up for health coverage through the federal marketplace.

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US Agriculture Secretary talks rural opportunity in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has planned a visit to Ohio to talk about rural growth and opportunity.

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Ohio school board president wants smaller role for panel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The head of the state school board is recommending smaller roles for that panel and the state superintendent, citing faults with the existing governance structure and concerns about too many groups trying to craft Ohio education policy.

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Wright-Patt to open major expansion in June

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a more than $40 million expansion of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in southwestern Ohio will open in June.

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Jury finds Ohio woman guilty of killing Chicago teacher

CHICAGO (AP) — An Ohio woman has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the killing of a Catholic high school teacher in his suburban Chicago home.

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