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Ohio leaders weigh in on policy issues facing state in 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio legislative leaders say legalizing marijuana is not high on their to-do lists.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015

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Ohio governor proposes drastic cut in small business taxes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich on Thursday proposed eliminating nearly all income taxes paid by small businesses to take advantage of the improving economy and help more people get jobs.

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Fugitive treasure hunter says in court he is very sick

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A treasure hunter who vanished two years ago while he was in a dispute over one of the greatest deep-sea hauls in American history was in court Thursday, appearing ready to defend himself and saying he was in an "extreme medical situation."

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Cleveland man indicted for role in defrauding credit union

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man accused in a scheme to defraud a now-closed credit union has been indicted on four counts of financial institution fraud and two counts of money laundering.

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Legal guardian indicted on theft, records-tampering charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney who served as a legal guardian for hundreds of people in central Ohio has been indicted on charges alleging theft, records-tampering and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.

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Driver in fatal downtown bus-truck crash indicted

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that authorities say ran a red light and struck a school bus in a downtown crash has been indicted on charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.

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Freezing rain causes traffic delays, accidents across Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A band of freezing rain is creating slow traffic conditions and accidents across Ohio.

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A look at Ohio GOP legislative ideas for this session

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans who control the Ohio Legislature announced a slew of legislative priorities Wednesday as Gov. John Kasich prepares to release his two-year budget next week. A look at some of the plans of the House and Senate GOP caucuses:

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