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Scientists: Great Lakes teeming with tiny plastic fibers

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Scientists who have reported that the Great Lakes are awash in tiny bits of plastic are raising new alarms about a little-noticed form of the debris turning up in sampling nets: synthetic fibers from garments, cleaning cloths and other consumer products.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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2 bodies found in car removed from icy eastern Ohio pond

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they found two bodies in a car pulled from a frozen pond in eastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Family of man shot, killed by Celina officer settles lawsuit

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — The family of a man who had an unloaded gun when he was shot and killed by police has settled their lawsuit against a western Ohio city and a former officer.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Ohio AG: Nearly 6,000 rape kits tested for DNA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says the state's crime lab has tested nearly 6,000 rape kits as it seeks DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Senator to get update on northwest Ohio flood control

OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican U.S. senator wants to hear what's going on with flood control plans in northwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Ohio telemarketer must report to prison on Jan. 23

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire convicted of witness tampering in a political contributions case must report to federal prison to begin serving his 15-month sentence on Jan. 23.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Explosion, fire shake Lima refinery, police says no one hurt

 

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an explosion at an oil refinery in northwestern Ohio broke windows in neighboring homes and was felt 10 miles away.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Name change puts Urbana on map

The city of Urbana garnered national attention this week after Mayor Bill Bean signed a certificate of recognition temporarily changing the city's name, on Jan. 12 only, to “The City of Urban,” in honor of Urban Meyer, who will coach The Ohio State University football team in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 12 in Dallas against the University of Oregon.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 January 2015

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