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Officer takes down armed Akron student

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an officer subdued a 15-year-old Ohio high school student who came to school armed with a loaded semi-automatic pistol.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Expert: Western Lake Erie algae winding down

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An expert says the worst of the Lake Erie algae that contaminated Toledo's water supply earlier this summer appears to be over.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Tow-truck driver killed by vehicle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a tow-truck driver hooking up a vehicle at the side of the central Ohio highway was struck and killed by a car that went out of control.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Miami University president backs skunk safety

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio college president says the school supports safety for skunks, and for other furry creatures, too.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Senator wants director of Ohio prisons panel fired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The executive director of a corrections oversight committee that has taken a hard look at Ohio's troubled inmate food service contract and prisons security issues is guilty of insubordination and should be fired, the panel's elected chairwoman said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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Democratic slate in Ohio takes to the road

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Democratic candidates for statewide offices are crisscrossing the state by bus in an effort to generate support and bring out the vote.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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Ohio utility swaps fencing to deter metal thieves

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A major electricity provider in northeast Ohio is installing special security fencing and thermal-imaging cameras at some substations to keep out would-be metal thieves.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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11-year-old dies in Ohio ATV rollover

HEBRON, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in central Ohio say an 11-year-old boy was killed when the all-terrain vehicle he was riding rolled over on him.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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