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5K-8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River

CINCINNATI (AP) — An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

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Police: Body of boy, 9, pulled from Springfield's Buck Creek

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 9-year-old boy who apparently drowned has been pulled from a creek in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

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Armored vehicles among military gear Ohio received

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. military has given armored vehicles, assault rifles and thousands of other types of surplus military equipment to Ohio law enforcement agencies in recent years, state records showed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

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Groups file complaint over Ohio's food stamp rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legal advocates for the poor have filed a civil rights complaint with the federal government over the state's move to enforce work requirements for food stamp beneficiaries in most counties, saying the decision has disproportionately impacted minorities in urban areas.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

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Ohio detectives search for clues in cold case

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Detectives say they are searching a ravine in southwest Ohio for evidence in a 22-year-old unsolved murder.

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Charges in death of school shooting victim's dad

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The alleged drug dealer accused of selling a fatal dose of heroin to the father of a boy killed in a 2012 Ohio school shooting has pleaded not guilty to an involuntary manslaughter charge.

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Crowd wants release of video in Wal-Mart shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A crowd of about 100 people gathered at Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office to call for the release of in-store video in the fatal police shooting of a man at a Dayton-area Wal-Mart.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

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Central Ohio man gets 16 years in fatal beating

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a central Ohio man to 16 years in prison for his role in the fatal beating of a housemate last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

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