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Ohio bill would ban sales of e-cigarettes to kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate panel has approved a measure to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Election bills slated for vote by Ohio House panel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two election-related proposals poised to be acted upon Tuesday by an Ohio House committee could affect when people vote early and how they get an absentee ballot in the perennial presidential battleground state.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Big Lots steps in as Hostess thrift outlet

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Big Lots is now the official thrift outlet for Twinkies and other Hostess snack cakes.

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Ohio man charged with attacking postal worker

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a northeast Ohio man was arrested after attacking a mail carrier who didn't bring a check he was expecting.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Dayton racino plans to hire this summer

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An official at the racino under construction in Dayton says most of the hiring will happen this summer — but smokers need not apply.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Report: Ohio officers fired 194 times at suspects

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new investigative report shows that Columbus police officers fired 194 shots in a matter of seconds at an armed homicide suspect and his girlfriend who led them on a chase last May.

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Government sues over worker suspensions in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — The government has sued AT&T over allegations that it suspended 13 Ohio workers without pay for one to three days for reporting work-related injuries.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Couples sue to force Ohio's hand on gay marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — Four legally married gay couples filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Monday seeking a court order to force Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages on birth certificates despite a statewide ban, echoing arguments in a similar successful lawsuit concerning death certificates.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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