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Gypsy moth treatments coming soon for more Ohio counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State authorities are planning to begin the latest aerial treatments to control gypsy moths in sections of northwest and northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015

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Ohio auditor creates team in his office to focus on fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's auditor is creating a new team within his office to investigate public corruption and government fraud.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015

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Owner putting together plan to cleanup site of Ohio fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is helping a property owner figure out how to get rid of debris left after a massive fire at an industrial site on the south side of Columbus.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015

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Ohio State band instructor to plead not guilty in rape case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drum major instructor for Ohio State University's marching band who is accused of sexually assaulting a female student plans to plead not guilty.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015

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Toledo council OKs $1.5M to buy 17 properties by Jeep plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo City Council has approved the $1.5 million purchase of 17 residential properties near the Jeep Wrangler plant as it continues its push to keep production of the vehicle in the northwest Ohio city.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015

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Suit challenges Ohio's voting system; elections chief balks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new federal lawsuit alleging that Ohio's voting arrangements disproportionately burden Democratic-leaning voters drew swift criticism from the political battleground state's Republican elections chief Monday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

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Prosecutor to lead Ohio marijuana legalization task force

CINCINNATI (AP) — A longtime Republican prosecutor in southwest Ohio said he is not opposed to legalizing marijuana and has agreed to lead a task force on the possible effects of doing so.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

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Ohio Statehouse leaders announce police-training legislation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio would boost the amount of training to become a police officer and require all candidates for jobs in law enforcement to have a high school diploma under legislation announced Tuesday at the Ohio Statehouse.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

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