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1 dog returned after 2 were swiped from Ohio pet stores

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio are searching for a woman who they say nabbed two French bulldog puppies from separate pet stores over the weekend.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 July 2015

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Woman's parking citation tossed because of missing comma

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 July 2015

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Marijuana legalization backers to deliver Ohio petitions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A campaign to legalize marijuana in Ohio for medicinal and recreational use is ready to meet a July 1 deadline for delivering petition signatures.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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Senators delay vote on anti-monopoly item aimed at pot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Senate panel has delayed a vote on an anti-monopoly proposal that potentially could block marijuana legalization in Ohio this fall.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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Mother of boy killed by police hires 3rd set of attorneys

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a boy who was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer while holding a pellet gun has hired her third set of lawyers to represent her and her family in a federal lawsuit against the city of Cleveland and two patrolmen.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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Family: Girl, 4, shot by officer firing at dog is recovering

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 4-year-old girl who was shot in the leg by an Ohio police officer firing at a dog is recovering after surgery as her family questions how the officer responded.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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Grenade-shaped perfume bottle leads to courthouse evacuation

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suspicious item that prompted a Cincinnati courthouse evacuation turned out to be a perfume bottle shaped like a World War II grenade.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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Kasich to sign $71B budget but expects to veto some items

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is expected Tuesday to sign a $71.2 billion spending blueprint that continues his expansion of the Medicaid health program and provides a state income tax cut, though he plans to strike some items from the sweeping measure.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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