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Highway dedicated to honor slain Waynesfield soldier

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Part of a state highway in western Ohio has been named in honor of a Kentucky-based soldier who died last summer in Afghanistan after being wounded when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his vehicle.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Chevy pickup most stolen vehicle in Ohio last year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio thieves like Chevy pickup trucks.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Ohio man recovering after rescuing children

WEST ALEXANDRIA, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio man who family members say rescued his girlfriend's three children from a burning home is recovering from his injuries at a hospital.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Ohio teen killed in large street fight

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say a 17-year-old boy has been killed in a "pre-arranged" fight that attracted a large group of people.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Ohio passes 1,000 mark on Utica shale wells

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — State officials say there are now more than 1,000 Utica shale wells around Ohio.

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 August 2014

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Palm-sized spider found at southern Ohio preserve

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A big, hairy, palm-sized spider more common in the South has been spotted in Ohio, reportedly for the first time in six decades.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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Ohio State trustees won't reinstate band director

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio State trustees have decided against reinstating the university's marching band director, who was fired after an investigation showed he knew about, but failed to stop, a sexualized band culture.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 August 2014

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