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About 250 parents join county college savings plan

CLEVELAND (AP) — An official in Cuyahoga County says about 250 parents of kindergartners have registered for a college savings account program that started with the county contributing $100 for each child.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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12-year-old Ohio girl shot in chest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in central Ohio say a 12-year-old girl was critically injured when she was shot in the chest in her home.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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13-year-old Ohio boy drowns while fishing in river

MONROE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy drowned after he was caught in a strong current while fishing with a friend in a southwest Ohio river.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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4 dead in plane crash near Cleveland

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A small plane crashed and burst into flames just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland, killing all four people on board, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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Monitoring of Ohio River continues after oil spill

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cleanup of thousands of gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River from a power plant last week is mostly complete, and monitoring for any residual problems continues.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014

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Hundreds of new jobs planned in western Ohio

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An expansion by Dole Food Company is expected to mean nearly 140 new jobs in western Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014

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Ohio theme park's cancer campaign raises $186,000

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio amusement park has raised $186,000 for cancer research and support groups after events including a mass head-shaving and a soccer ball kick fundraiser.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014

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Some Ohio home-health aides see delay in paychecks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some independent home-health aides have experienced a delay in getting paid under an Ohio plan to coordinate care for the state's sickest and most expensive residents, though the state says certain providers have had issues or made mistakes in submitting claims.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014

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