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Dayton racino could lead to 1,000 jobs for region

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say the new Dayton racino expected to open in October could lead to around 1,000 jobs for the region.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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39 arrested in latest drug sweep in Ohio county

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in a central Ohio county say they've arrested more than three dozen people as part of an ongoing effort to cut into the trafficking of heroin, cocaine and prescription drugs.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Prosecutor: Report would end Ohio death penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many recommendations by a committee studying changes to Ohio's death penalty law would effectively end capital punishment in the state if put in place, a veteran prosecutor said Thursday as the panel prepared its final report after two years of work.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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GE plans to put 1,400 jobs in Cincinnati area

CINCINNATI (AP) — The General Electric Co. plans to build a new U.S. global operations center in the Cincinnati area, bringing an expected 1,400 jobs to southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Chief urges civil online comments after stabbings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A small-town Ohio police chief with a forthright style and an outsize Facebook following has drawn a large online response with a post urging commenters to be respectful instead of political after stabbings at a Pittsburgh-area high school.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Ohio trooper indicted on porn-related charge

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A state trooper in northern Ohio has been indicted on a charge of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Ohio House approves Kasich's midterm budget bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio representatives from both political parties criticized Republican Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday for saddling them with a midterm budget bill heavily loaded with disparate proposals they called unsuited to a non-budget year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Judge allows Ohio fracking lawsuit to proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A couple who sued to try to stop gas drilling around a state-owned lake in eastern Ohio won an early victory in court.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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