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Police: Springfield man said he accidentally shot brother

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old Springfield man told them he accidentally shot his 18-year-old brother while removing a gun from a safe.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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GPS helped cops close in on Ohio slaying suspects

BARBERTON, Ohio (AP) — GPS surveillance of a violent ex-convict's ankle bracelet places him at the scene of a New Year's Eve home invasion and shooting in northeast Ohio that left a man and his two teenage children dead, according to court documents.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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Weather closures cost Wright-Patt millions

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Closing for two days in the past month because of bad weather has cost Ohio's largest military base more than $6 million in payroll.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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Columbus zoo wants more money from taxpayers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium wants more money from taxpayers to pay for improvements and expansion.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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Man with 48 bombs in Ohio is an Indiana Guardsman

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man being held Wednesday on $1 million bond in central Ohio after police say they found bombs and other weapons in his vehicle is a specialist in the Indiana National Guard, trained as an intelligence analyst, a Guard official said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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Dayton roofing company owner pleads to federal charges

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The owner of a southwest Ohio roofing company has pleaded guilty to charges of employing immigrants who are in the country illegally, filing false tax documents and insurance fraud.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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Broken pipe floods Columbus police HQ

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police were scrambling to maintain business as usual after a water pipe burst and flooded part of the department's downtown headquarters.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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Charge being dropped against Steubenville principal

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An eastern Ohio elementary school official will perform community service related to rape awareness in exchange for prosecutors dropping a charge that she failed to report rumors of a teenage sex and drinking party, state Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 January 2014

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