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Authorities suspect bones found by hiker in Ohio are human

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say there is a high probability that skeletal remains found in northwest Ohio are from a person.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Cops hope signs will curb panhandling on freeway exit ramps

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's now illegal to panhandle along freeway exits in Ohio's capital city.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Police called 4 times to home where blaze killed firefighter

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Documents show that police were called several times in recent years to a southwest Ohio home where a firefighter was killed by a blaze that authorities say was arson.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Frack leases on state lands yield $18M; none from production

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has brought in $18 million by leasing the right to drill for oil and natural gas deep below state wildlife management areas and waterways, including beneath the Ohio River.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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Authorities ID woman shot to death in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified a central Ohio woman who was initially thought to have been hit by a vehicle but was later determined to have been fatally shot.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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Police: Ohio slaying suspect dies after shooting himself

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Investigators say the suspect in a fatal shooting outside an Ohio home later shot himself in an eastern Indiana parking lot and died at a hospital.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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2 treated for smoke issue after fire at Ohio nursing home

LEIPSIC, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a nursing home in northwestern Ohio forced patients to be evacuated in the middle of the night.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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Patrol:19 died in Ohio traffic accidents over holidays

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a total of 19 people died on Ohio roadways during the recent holidays.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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