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Tainted Ohio water coming under increased scrutiny

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor is promising an extensive review of how the water supply for 400,000 people in Ohio and Michigan became tainted with a toxin over the weekend while a high-ranking state lawmaker is planning hearings on the blooms of algae fouling Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Ohio lawmaker wants to block housing of immigrants

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker has introduced legislation to keep Ohio agencies from agreeing to house immigrants who are in the country illegally.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Ohioan to be sentenced for drilling-waste dumping

CLEVELAND (AP) — The owner of a northeast Ohio company is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for ordering workers to dump toxic sludge and brine into a storm sewer that reached a tributary of the Mahoning River.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Weather helps boost Ohio State Fair attendance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly perfect weather for most of the run of this year's Ohio State Fair helped shatter an attendance record.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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OSU band director says he wants job back

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University's fired marching band director says he wants his job back and will keep trying to fix the culture issues that led to his dismissal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Ohio candidates to disclose July fundraising

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio candidates running for statewide offices are expected to report the money that their campaigns raised last month.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

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Ohio ranks fourth in number of farmers markets

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal statistics say Ohio now ranks fourth in the number of farmers markets, up from fifth place last year.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014

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Gay marriage arguments ring a bell in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — For Chris Seelbach, the legal challenges to state bans on gay marriage being argued this week in Cincinnati mark another milestone — not just for gay rights, but for the city he calls home.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014

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