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Olentangy through Columbus gets $6.9M upgrade

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus has completed restoration of one of its major rivers.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 September 2014

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Ohio warns against illegal alcohol serving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's liquor law agents are warning game-day party hosts and bartenders to avoid serving alcohol to minors and people who've had too much to drink.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 September 2014

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SW Ohio man sentenced in crash that killed boy

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted in a crash that killed his girlfriend's 8-year-old son has been sentenced in southwest Ohio to three years in prison.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 September 2014

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Judge orders expanded Ohio early voting schedule

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked an Ohio law that scales back early voting, ordering the state's elections chief to set additional voting times just ahead of the fall election.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 September 2014

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Cops seek charges in revolting 'ice bucket' prank

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio (AP) — Outraged police in a northeast Ohio suburb are pledging to bring charges against those responsible for dumping a bucket allegedly containing feces and body fluids on a special needs student who was told it was part of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" fundraiser.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 September 2014

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Kasich's $1.1M August fundraising dwarfs rival's

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald, during a blistering month of political blows and campaign departures, raised only about $111,000, about a tenth of what Republican Gov. John Kasich raised.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 September 2014

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US approves expansion of Great Lakes sanctuary

DETROIT (AP) — The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in northern Michigan has received federal approval to expand its size nearly tenfold and boost the preservation of scores of sunken vessels in an area of Lake Huron once known as "Shipwreck Alley."

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DNA leads to arrest in 1996 Ohio rape

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say resubmitted DNA evidence led to an arrest in a previously unsolved 1996 rape.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 September 2014

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