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Vet, 92, receives diploma after dropping out to fight in war

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — A 92-year-old World War II veteran from Ohio has received his high school diploma after dropping out at the age of 17 to fight in the war.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 May 2015

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2 teens charged in central Ohio school bomb threats

PATASKALA, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff's deputies have arrested two 15-year-old boys in connection with two bomb threats emailed to the principal of a central Ohio high school this week.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 May 2015

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Ohio police officer fired over racist Facebook posts

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio police officer has been fired after a four-month investigation into Facebook posts that officials say were racially charged.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 May 2015

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Driver charged in fatal Ohio crash blames voices he heard

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A driver charged in a double-fatal crash on the Ohio Turnpike has been committed to a psychiatric hospital after telling a judge he hears voices and was speeding at nearly 150 mph because that was the only way to fight them.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 May 2015

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Ohio pain doctor accused of sexual misconduct loses license

 

HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio pain doctor convicted of sexual imposition has lost his medical license.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 May 2015

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Twice-caught fugitive's clean life led to decades of freedom

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In 55 years as a fugitive, Frank Freshwaters got caught twice.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2015

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Ohio House OKs ban on pure caffeine, powdered alcohol sales

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill banning the sale of pure caffeine products in Ohio cleared the state House on Wednesday, one year after a high school senior overdosed on a powdered form of the stimulant and died.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2015

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Woman who dropped son into zoo cheetah pit pleads no contest

CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman who dropped her toddler son into a Cleveland zoo's cheetah pit and was charged with child endangering has pleaded no contest to a reduced charge.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2015

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