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House fire kills 13 dogs in Toledo, 2 puppies rescued

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters in Toledo say 13 dogs have died in a house fire.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015

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Court: woman can pursue defamation suit against Ohio sheriff

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court says a woman can sue an Ohio sheriff and a deputy for defamation and emotional distress after she was mistakenly identified as a criminal at a news conference.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

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Trucks, buses could travel at 75 mph under Ohio Senate plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State senators have given the green light to a proposal to increase the speed limit to 75 mph for all motorists on the Ohio Turnpike and rural interstates.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

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Judge rejects argument that officer's attorney has conflict

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a Cleveland police officer charged in the deaths of two unarmed suspects should not be disqualified from the case even though he represented 12 other officers who fired into the suspects' car, a judge ruled on Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

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Hundreds attend meeting on Ohio lake after faulty dam report

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Residents and business owners near central Ohio's Buckeye Lake are pleading for officials not to keep the water level unseasonably low, saying the move intended to reduce the risk of a catastrophic failure of a dam will seriously hurt tourism and property values there.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

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Bipartisan group in Congress urges no Great Lakes fund cuts

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress from both parties are lobbying colleagues not to cut funding from a key Great Lakes environmental program.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

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Ohio spending site earns group's highest transparency mark

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has moved from close to the worst in the nation to the top of a list in a watchdog group's ranking of transparency in government spending.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

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Ice jam pushes up into Ohio cemetery, toppling headstones

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Huge chunks of ice that broke up along a northern Ohio river pushed into a low-lying cemetery and toppled Civil War-era headstones while damaging fences, trees and a roadway at two parks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2015

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