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Ohio unemployment rate unchanged at 5.5 percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The unemployment rate in Ohio remained unchanged at 5.5 percent in June, staying at the lowest level since before the Great Recession, the state reported Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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Multi-state distracted driving enforcement planned

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in six states plan participate in a weeklong campaign targeting distracted driving.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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Ohio alerts authorities to charter school charges

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say they have forwarded allegations of sexual misconduct, test tampering and other possible criminal misdeeds at a Dayton charter school to the proper authorities.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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State says Ohio measles outbreak could be at end

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Health Department says Ohio's measles epidemic appears to be winding down while cases of mumps, while slowing, continue to infect people.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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New trial date for Ohio sheriff in corruption case

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A new trial date has been set for an Ohio sheriff facing 25 charges in a corruption case.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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Ohio fire that killed 2 kids, mom, investigated

CADIZ, Ohio (AP) — Authorities continue to investigate an eastern Ohio house fire that killed two children and their mother and injured two firefighters.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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Dad's heartbreaking Internet plea spurs strangers

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Just days after his infant daughter's death, Nathen Steffel asked strangers on the Internet for only one thing: He and his wife wanted a photo of their daughter without the breathing tubes and tape that masked her little face.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

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Sheriff to investigate heroin deaths as homicides

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff says his office will begin investigating heroin overdose deaths as homicides and pursue murder charges against dealers who provided the drugs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

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