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OH board clears voter rights proposal as one issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of a voting rights proposal in Ohio can now gather the needed signatures in their campaign to get it on the fall ballot.

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Man incompetent for trial in fatal Ohio crash

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A driver who troopers say was traveling at more than 125 mph has been found incompetent to stand trial on charges that he killed a 77-year-old couple in a fiery crash.

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Police arrest 22 in central Ohio drug sweep

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Police say the arrest of 22 people on drug charges this week should put a dent in central Ohio's heroin trade.

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Ohio doctor in heroin death loses license

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio doctor sentenced to more than 36 years in prison last year for causing the death of an expectant mother with a heroin overdose has been stripped of his medical license.

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3 dead after pileups on snowy Ohio Turnpike

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Pileups on the Ohio Turnpike involving at least 50 vehicles killed three people and seriously injured a state trooper on Wednesday as a late-winter storm swept through the Midwest and the Northeast, ending a fleeting spring-like thaw.

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Ohio Ballot Board to review voter-access proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Ballot Board is deciding whether a voting rights proposal contains more than one issue and should be divided.

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Cops: 2 OD on heroin as kids play at McDonald's

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southeast Indiana couple has been jailed in Ohio on child endangering charges after police say they overdosed on heroin in a McDonald's play area.

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Feds sue Ohio over seclusion at juvenile jails

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking a court order to force Ohio juvenile detention facilities to stop using seclusion to discipline boys with mental health disorders.

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