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Advocates urge Congress not to cut Great Lakes funding

Advocates for the Great Lakes are meeting in Washington, D.C., this week to push for continued funding of cleanup programs and discuss water quality issues such as algae blooms and oil transportation.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Ohio protests carry on as refinery strike continues

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Workers in northwest Ohio continue to protest as the first nationwide oil refinery strike since 1980 moves into its fourth week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Another winter wallop: Cold, snow, ice again for much of US

A wide swath of the country was shivering in freezing, record-breaking temperatures while other areas were expecting more winter precipitation Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015

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Death of man found frozen in South Toledo thought to be accidental

The death of a Toledo man whose frozen body was found Saturday night behind Lowe's on Airport Highway in South Toledo is being investigated as accidental, authorities said today.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015

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Ohio police chief's brother killed; girlfriend shoots self

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say the brother of Cleveland's police chief has been killed and the girlfriend suspected in his death shot herself when troopers stopped her vehicle in western Pennsylvania.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015

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Agreement reached in lawsuit over corpses' abuse at morgue

CINCINNATI (AP) — An attorney representing families of three women whose corpses were sexually abused by a county morgue attendant and who sued the county for negligence and emotional distress says the families will split $800,000 as part of a settlement agreement.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015

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Fires kill 15 children in Ohio in 2014, 11 so far this year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fires killed 15 children in Ohio last year and have claimed at least 11 young lives in just the first two months of 2015, according to the state fire marshal's office.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015

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Fair offers benefit, job information for Ohio veterans

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Veterans can learn about benefits and services they have earned by attending a veterans resources and job fair in southwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015

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