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ACLU wants religion out of Ohio mentorship program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A leading civil rights organization is objecting to a religious requirement attached to $10 million in new Ohio educational mentorship grants.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Ohio AG to address police training advisory group

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police officers and ministers are joining mental health, probation and prosecutor's office representatives on a new Ohio panel to study possible updates to police training.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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2nd Ohio university settles disabilities complaint

WASHINGTON (AP) — The University of Cincinnati has reached an agreement with the Education Department to ensure that the school's websites are more accessible to people with disabilities.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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No decision rendered in Ohio police-shooting case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge didn't indicate when he will issue a decision on the question of whether or not prosecutors used tainted grand jury testimony to indict six Cleveland officers in a deadly police shooting in 2012.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Executions, new death sentences continue to fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Executions and new death sentences dropped to their lowest numbers in decades in 2014, an anti-death penalty group said in a new report.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Drug dealer charged in overdose case gets 20 years

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A convicted northeast Ohio drug dealer accused of selling the synthetic opiate fentanyl to a woman who fatally overdosed has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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$305K settlement in Ohio suit over infant's rape

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A child raped as an infant by her biological parents during a partially supervised visit would receive payments under a $305,000 settlement between her adoptive parents and a children services agency they sued in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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FDA official warns of dangers of caffeine powder

ATLANTA (AP) — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration official is warning of the dangers of powdered pure caffeine after the deaths of a Georgia man and an Ohio teenager.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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