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'70s funk band turns to crowd-funding to keep recording

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Players, the funk act from Dayton that sold millions of records in the 1970s, is turning to crowdfunding to pay for a new album.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 June 2015

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Police say 3 people found dead in Cincinnati home

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say three bodies have been found in a home, and that accidental carbon monoxide poisoning is the suspected cause.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 June 2015

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Hamilton County Job and Family Services announces changes after child's death

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio child welfare agency outlined sweeping plans Friday to improve its operations in the aftermath of the death of a 2-year-old girl authorities say was starved and abused repeatedly.

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Ohio has monitored about 375 travelers under Ebola protocols

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio health officials say several hundred travelers coming from West African countries that had Ebola outbreaks have been monitored temporarily under protocols implemented last fall, and no quarantines have been necessary.

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US cities take different tacks fighting extremist recruiting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Islamic State propagandists set their sights on recruiting Western youths through slickly produced videos, newscasts, blogs and tweets, U.S. cities with large Muslim populations are reaching out to fight the threat — and finding that one size does not fit all.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 June 2015

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Ohio State to offer new grants to 12,400 in-state undergrads

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says 12,400 students will qualify for new need-based grants next year as part of the school's effort to make it more affordable to low- and middle-income families.

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Akron mayor admits to inappropriate behavior with employee

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The recently appointed mayor of Akron says he acted inappropriately with a female city employee when she tried to congratulate him on his new job and he will not seek election to the office this fall as he'd previously announced.

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Cardinal Health paying $1.1B for pharmaceutical distributor

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Cardinal Health will spend about $1.12 billion to buy pharmaceutical distributor The Harvard Drug Group in a deal that aims to build its generic and over-the-counter drug businesses.

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