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Companies to pay Ohio $11.5M to settle road salt lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has reached an $11.5 million settlement with two rock salt producers who state officials say conspired to drive up prices paid by the state and its local governments, Attorney General Mike DeWine said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2015

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Family-owned Columbus Dispatch to be sold to New Media

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family-held company that has owned The Columbus Dispatch for more than a century is selling its publishing operations to the New York-based New Media Investment Group, the companies announced Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2015

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Supreme Court rejects no-contact order as part of sentence

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected the imposition of a victim no-contact order along with a prison sentence, saying the two punishments can't be handed down for the same crime.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2015

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Cincinnati city manager orders review of police department

CINCINNATI (AP) — Concerns over morale and internal communication prompted Cincinnati's city manager to ask Tuesday for a top-to-bottom review of the city police department.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2015

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Bill to ban pure caffeine, powdered alcohol poised for vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill to ban sales of powdered alcohol and pure caffeine products in Ohio is poised for a final vote in the state Senate.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2015

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3 convicted in bribery case linked to Ohio charter school

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio charter school superintendent, a school board chairman and an education consultant suspected of bribing them in exchange for a contract have been convicted of federal charges.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2015

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Ohio farmers taking precautions to limit avian flu

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio egg farmers are taking extra steps to protect their flocks from the avian flu, which has led to 40 million dead birds in the United States.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 June 2015

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Weighing 2016 presidential bid, Ohio's Kasich to visit Iowa

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich plans to travel to Iowa later this month — a signal that his decision to dive into the 2016 presidential race may be imminent.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 June 2015

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