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Ohio may use twice the usual road salt this winter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Transportation may end up using nearly twice as much road salt this season as it typically requires for an average winter, a spokesman said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Columbus police shoot man carrying shotgun

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police officers in Columbus say they shot and critically wounded a man who had been standing in a road pointing a shotgun at motorists.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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Lawsuit: Ohio school didn't have enough security

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Family members of three teens killed in a northeast Ohio school shooting say in a lawsuit that the school didn't have enough security.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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Columbus police probe underground explosions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Columbus were trying to determine the source of several explosions downtown overnight that blew off manhole covers, set off fire alarms and flooded emergency responders with calls.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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Lancaster man avoids jail in death of unborn baby

 

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio father-to-be, who was speeding when he caused a traffic accident that led to the death of his unborn baby, has avoided jail time.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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Man admits guilt in Celina slaying of father, daughter

 

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — One of two men charged in the 2011 home-invasion slayings of a disabled man and his daughter at their western Ohio farmhouse has pleaded guilty.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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Ohio boy dies when stove falls on him

WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) — Police in a central Ohio suburb say a 4-year-old boy died when he apparently pulled a kitchen stove on top of himself.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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January storm could be one of Ohio's costliest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio insurance officials say the early January polar vortex deep freeze will end up being one of the costliest winter storms in the state in recent decades.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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