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Ohio hopes to cut women inmate spike via prison alternatives

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio hopes to help curb rising numbers of women inmates in the state's prisons through a program focusing on community alternatives.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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Ohio offers rebates for installation of tornado safe rooms

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is once again offering rebates for homeowners installing tornado safe rooms in their houses.

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Amazon plans wind farm in Ohio to help power data centers

 

PAULDING, Ohio (AP) — Amazon plans to develop a windfarm in northwest Ohio to help power a $1 billion project to build three data centers near Columbus for its web services subsidiary.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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Ohio police dog shot during burglary investigation dies

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a police dog shot during a burglary investigation in northeastern Ohio has died, and the suspect was shot when officers returned fire.

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APNewsBreak: Survey gauges Ohio nursing home emergency prep

CINCINNATI (AP) — A survey of Ohio nursing homes has found they have made plans for coping with natural disasters and other emergencies, but that many haven't coordinated with key local agencies and facilities.

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New 380 area code launching in central Ohio this month

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central Ohioans covered by the 614 area code have only a few more weeks to get used to 10-digit dialing before a new 380 area code launches in the same region at the end of the month.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2016

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Police: Ohio man fatally shot his kids' mom in front of them

ORRVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a northeast Ohio man confessed to fatally shooting a woman as she sat behind the wheel of a sport utility vehicle with their young children in the backseat.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Deer sterilization: Compassion, sport, need, science collide

CINCINNATI (AP) — The lights were dim inside a small garage beside a modest house on a Clifton street on a recent December weeknight.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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