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3 charged with contributing to overdose death

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Three people are expected in court in northeast Ohio to face charges of contributing to the fatal drug overdose of an 18-year-old woman.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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Police say bus driver survives shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio are looking for three men after the shooting of a bus driver they say survived with the apparent help of a biblical booklet in his shirt pocket.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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Ohio snow plows involved in 80 crashes this winter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say state of Ohio snowplows have been involved in 80 crashes so far this winter, with other drivers causing most of them.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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Kasich proposes new round of tax cuts

Text of State of State speech included

MEDINA (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich used his annual State of the State speech Monday to pledge a new round of tax cuts, propose using casino money for a plan to boost ties between communities and schools and said state higher education funding will be tied to course completion and graduation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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Ohio man to appear in court in firefighter deaths

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio apartment building owner accused of setting a blaze that killed two firefighters is due back in court.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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No felony charges in shooting by firearms teacher

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — A special prosecutor says no felony charges should be filed against a central Ohio firearms instructor who accidentally shot a student in the arm in his concealed-carry class last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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Court: ex-Ohio court justice Thomas Herbert dies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Herbert, a former lawmaker and federal bankruptcy judge and one of two father-son pairings to serve on the Ohio Supreme Court, has died. He was 86.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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Woman dies after crashing car into creek

OREGON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 20-year-old woman who lost control of her car and plunged into the Otter Creek in northwest Ohio has died.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014

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