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Ohio reports increase in Canada geese population

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Division of Wildlife says the number of Canada geese in the state has increased in recent years, and so have complaints about the birds.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015

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Fire marshal: change smoke-detector batteries this weekend

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state fire marshal is reminding Ohioans to change the batteries in their smoke detectors when they move the clocks forward this weekend.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 March 2015

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Ohio AG: More than 9,200 rape kits tested for DNA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says the state's crime lab has tested more than 6,500 rape kits as it seeks DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 March 2015

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Pest infesting hemlock trees subject of Ohio workshop

ROCKBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Appalachia Alliance is sponsoring a weekend workshop on the risks a non-native insect is posing to southeastern Ohio's hemlock trees.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 March 2015

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Rash of Ohio animal shelter burglaries could be related

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators say more than a dozen break-ins at animal shelters across Ohio could be related.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 March 2015

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Wal-Mart denies claims in lawsuit over fatal store shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wal-Mart on Friday denied responsibility for the death of a man fatally shot by police while carrying an air rifle in one of its stores last year.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 March 2015

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Air Force veteran who saved orphans in Korean War dies at 97

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — Retired Air Force Col. Dean Hess, who helped rescue hundreds of orphans in the Korean War and whose exploits prompted a Hollywood film starring Rock Hudson, has died at age 97.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015

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Ohio reports 5.1 percent unemployment rate for January

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in January, matching the revised rate for December.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015

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