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Michigan promises careful review of water withdrawal request

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials say they'll carefully study a request by the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, to use Lake Michigan for its drinking water.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 January 2016

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Ohio Republican Party endorses Gov. Kasich for president

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Republican Party has formally endorsed Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) bid for the White House.

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Via poem, judge dismisses inmate's suit over bathroom access

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has used a five-stanza poem to dismiss an Ohio prisoner's lawsuit over bathroom access, writing that "neither runs nor constipation can justify this litigation."

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Golfer, jurist and industrialist are newest 'Great Ohioans'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Golfing great Jack Nicklaus is among three people honored this year with the "Great Ohioans Award."

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APNewsBreak: Cable behind beach blast has cousins nationwide

 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The cable that caused an explosion at a crowded Rhode Island beach last summer, injuring a woman, may have counterparts lying under beaches, harbors and waterways at dozens of sites nationwide.

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AG to head case of ex-cop charged with rape, stalking woman

CLEVELAND (AP) — The state's attorney general's office is set to take over an investigation of a former northeast Ohio police officer accused of raping and stalking a woman.

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Man pleads guilty to manslaughter charge in son's Ohio death

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A man who accidentally ran over his 4-year-old son in Ohio has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter count and a felony forgery charge.

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2 men shot while sitting in parked vehicle in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say two men were shot while sitting in a parked vehicle in Columbus, and one has suffered life-threatening injuries.

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