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More than 5,500 rape kits to be tested for DNA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office says it has received 5,523 previously untested rape kits as it searches for DNA matches that could help solve sexual assaults.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 February 2014

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APNewsBreak: Ohio wildlife officers get jobs back

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sixteen of the 18 Ohio wildlife officers referred for illegal on-duty hunting by the state watchdog have been cleared by the state and were returned to their jobs Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 February 2014

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Ohio lawmakers hear silenced guns on tour

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of allowing Ohio hunters to use firearms silencers have given some 20 state lawmakers or their aides a hands-on look at the devices.

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Another major snow on the way for Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Winter-weary Ohioans are bracing for what could be the biggest snowstorm of the season so far.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 February 2014

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Ohio man, 77, pleads not guilty to weapons charges

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A 77-year-old western Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of selling guns without a license after agents seized 257 weapons — including an unregistered machine gun and sawed-off shotgun.

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Company, Ohio group at odds over wastewater well

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A company proposing another gas-drilling wastewater well in Athens County will make its case to the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission as a group of advocates challenges the company's permit.

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Ohio man sentenced to 8 years in child-sex sting

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who admitted that he used Craigslist to try to arrange a sexual encounter with a child has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

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Girls spent days in Ohio apartment after dad died

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio coroner still hasn't determined what killed a man whose two young daughters apparently spent several days in their apartment with his dead body.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 February 2014

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