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EPA: Waste incinerator released dangerous toxins into air

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (AP) — A hazardous-waste incinerator in Ohio released dangerous toxins into the air over the past four years, exposing those nearby to chemicals that can cause cancer, miscarriages and early death, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 May 2015

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Ohio probe shows $40,000 missing from state prison accounts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state inspector general's investigation has found more than $40,000 missing from state accounts at a central Ohio prison.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015

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APNewsBreak: Ohio to remove box on convictions from job form

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Criminal offenders will no longer encounter a checkbox requiring them to reveal past convictions on Ohio's civil service application beginning June 1.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015

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Driver found not guilty by reason of insanity in fatal crash

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of driving more than 125 mph and causing a crash that killed an elderly couple on the Ohio Turnpike has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015

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Brenner bill scales back testing

Students across Ohio could spend less time on standardized tests next school year.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015

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Ohio-based Nationwide Life Insurance to pay $8M penalty

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal agency says Ohio-based Nationwide Life Insurance Company agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that the company routinely violated pricing rules in daily processing of orders for some insurance products.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015

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Ohio: Poultry from bird flu states banned from state fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say poultry from states where a deadly bird flu virus has surfaced won't be permitted at this year's Ohio State Fair.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015

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Mayor: Columbus will consider using body cameras for police

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — City officials are exploring the use of body cameras for Columbus officers in an attempt to strengthen the bond between police and the community.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015

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