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Columbus starts to see results from anti-blight program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Columbus say they're starting to see results from a land bank program aimed at reducing neighborhood blight.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015

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Judge sentences Ohio man who hanged dog to 6 months in jail

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced an Ohio man convicted of animal cruelty to six months in jail for hanging his dog.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015

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Judge rules against UNU appeal in wind farm case

A U.S. District Court judge ruled against citizens group Union Neighbors United (UNU) in its appeal against the issuance of an incidental take permit in the Buckeye Wind project.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 March 2015

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Senate committee votes to extend time for rape prosecution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Senate committee has approved a proposal to extend the 20-year statute of limitations for rape and sexual battery.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 March 2015

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Cargo shipping season resumes Wednesday on upper Great Lakes

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Another cargo shipping season has begun on the upper Great Lakes.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 March 2015

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Leaders: Lake Erie algae bill moves Ohio in right direction

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New rules for farmers aimed at helping cut down the toxic algae in Lake Erie are a step toward improving water quality while providing clear regulations for the agricultural industry, Ohio legislative leaders said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 March 2015

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House panel OKs new charter school regulations, reporting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill cracking down on low-performing Ohio charter schools and imposing a host of new accountability standards on sponsors has cleared its first legislative hurdle.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 March 2015

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Senators OK transportation bill, minus 75-mph speed limit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State senators have passed Ohio's transportation budget after a committee dropped a proposal that would have raised the speed limit to 75 mph on certain rural freeways and the turnpike.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 March 2015

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