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Probe finds department's fuel not tracked

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Inspector General's investigation has concluded that more than 14,700 gallons of fuel were not accounted for from two Ohio Department of Transportation tanks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Officials: Central Ohio mumps cases reach 427

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public health officials say a mumps outbreak in central Ohio has reached 427 cases across three counties.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Teacher loses position over Facebook posts

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeastern Ohio school teacher has lost his job following Facebook posts the school board said were racist and derogatory.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Court OKs challenge to Ohio ban on campaign lies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday that an anti-abortion group can challenge an Ohio law that bars people from making false statements about political candidates during a campaign.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Feds aren't inspecting 4 in 10 higher-risk wells

NEW CASTLE, Colo. (AP) — Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America's drilling boom, according to an Associated Press review that shows wide state-by-state disparities in safety checks.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Feds give $102M in storm prevention to 11 states

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eleven states in the eastern U.S. will share $102.7 million in grants from the federal government to protect against future storms, with the greatest amount of funded projects in New Jersey and New York.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Ohio governor ready to sign midterm budget bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is preparing to sign a midterm budget bill packed with policy changes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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3 hurt in explosion at northeast Ohio steel mill

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio fire official says three workers were injured in an explosion inside a new blast furnace at Republic Steel's plant in Lorain, west of Cleveland.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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