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Cleveland police officers to begin using 1,500 body cameras

CLEVELAND (AP) — A small number of Cleveland patrol officers will take to the streets Wednesday equipped with new city-owned body cameras, technology that officials hope will provide more accountability within the troubled department and close the gap of mistrust of police within the community.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Ohio releases school district allotments under Kasich budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state budget office has released preliminary district-level spending figures resulting from Ohio Gov. John Kasich's changes to the school funding formula.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Northeast Ohio gas station canopy collapses under snow

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio gas station closed overnight after snow caused its canopy to collapse.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Cleveland police officers to soon begin using body cameras

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they will soon be issuing body cameras to police officers in the hope of reducing confrontations between officers and citizens, use of force and citizen complaints.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Ohio had most reported measles cases among states in 2014

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say Ohio had more than 300 reported measles cases last year — more than any other state.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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New rules in effect for dealers buying scrap metal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio scrap metal dealers will be required to check an electronic list of previous offenders as part of new rules designed to thwart scrap metal theft.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Human trafficking hotline received tips on 164 Ohio cases

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A national hotline for reporting human trafficking says tips on more than 5,000 human trafficking cases nationwide last year included 164 Ohio cases.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Plowed snow falling from Ohio bridge shatters car windshield

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio say a plow pushed a heap of snow off a bridge and onto a vehicle passing below, shattering the windshield and crushing part of the car.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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