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Advocates call for redo of Ohio unemployment benefit bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coalition of health and human services advocates says a proposal to change Ohio's unemployment compensation system would severely limit jobless benefits for workers and it should be redone.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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Elections officials decline to act on 'dark money' complaint

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island elections officials have decided not to act on a complaint about a group in Ohio transferring money from secret donors to another Ohio organization that paid for television ads aimed at defeating Gov. Gina Raimondo.

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Ohio lawmakers back CDC limits on painkiller prescribing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers leading the fight to reduce the state's deadly addictions epidemic are backing a federal effort to curb the prescribing of painkillers.

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$5M bond set for Ohio man charged with shooting police dog

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a $5 million bond for a man charged with fatally shooting a police dog that's being hailed as a hero in the northeast Ohio city of Canton.

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Police: Shooting leaves 1 dead, another critically injured

MT. HEALTHY, Ohio (AP) — Police are looking for a suspect after a shooting in southwestern Ohio left a man dead and another in critical condition.

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Experts to evaluate human remains found on Ohio sidewalk

 

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An anthropology team is helping with the investigation of human skeletal remains discovered on a sidewalk in northeastern Ohio.

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Group adapts toys for children with special needs

HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) — At the push of a button, the battery-powered vehicle into which Katelyn Bennett was strapped surged forward.

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State tells southwest Ohio water plants to reduce phosphorus

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two large wastewater plants in southwestern Ohio are being ordered to reduce how much phosphorus is released into a tributary of the Ohio River, the same kind of restrictions placed on wastewater plants along Lake Erie.

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