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Ohio targets pot possession driving penalty

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are taking early steps toward lifting Ohio's driving penalties for marijuana possession.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014

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Police altering tactics after killings, protests

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and procedures to curb the use of deadly force, ease public distrust and protect officers from retaliation.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014

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Ohio public records training to be offered online

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public officials and others can now take an online training course to learn about Ohio's open records and open meeting laws.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014

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Ohio painkiller addictions on par with alcoholism

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Addiction to painkillers in Ohio is now on par with alcoholism, according to recent state data reflecting a trend in substance abuse in the state.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014

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Akron police will test body cameras in January

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police officers in Akron will be testing body cameras for about two months starting in January.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014

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Burned dad recovering in Ohio after house fire killed 3 kids

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Relatives flocking to his family's support say a southwestern Ohio man is recovering from burns sustained when he tried to save his children from a fatal house fire.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014

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Report: regulation of Ohio home health care lax

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's regulation of the booming home health care industry is fragmented, behind the times and often ineffective, a paper's investigation has found.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014

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Ohio using grant to expand family drug courts

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is using a federal grant to help expand families' access to drug courts to address the impact of the state's addiction epidemic.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014

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