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Present, former Columbus mayors to attend State of the Union

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus' newly elected mayor and former mayor will be attending President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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2 adults, 2 kids killed in northeast Ohio house explosion

NORTHFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A house explosion that shook a northeast Ohio neighborhood left two adults and two children dead, fire officials said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Panel OKs $851K transfer for wrongfully imprisoned Ohio men

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state budgetary panel has approved transferring over $851,000 to compensate two Ohio men who say they were wrongfully imprisoned for 16 years in a Portage County woman's 1988 slaying.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Woman, 2 children fatally stabbed in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a mother and two children were fatally stabbed at an apartment in Columbus.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Advocates call for redo of Ohio unemployment benefit bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coalition of health and human services advocates says a proposal to change Ohio's unemployment compensation system would severely limit jobless benefits for workers and it should be redone.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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Elections officials decline to act on 'dark money' complaint

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island elections officials have decided not to act on a complaint about a group in Ohio transferring money from secret donors to another Ohio organization that paid for television ads aimed at defeating Gov. Gina Raimondo.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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Ohio lawmakers back CDC limits on painkiller prescribing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers leading the fight to reduce the state's deadly addictions epidemic are backing a federal effort to curb the prescribing of painkillers.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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$5M bond set for Ohio man charged with shooting police dog

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a $5 million bond for a man charged with fatally shooting a police dog that's being hailed as a hero in the northeast Ohio city of Canton.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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