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About 106,000 Ohioans enroll in expanded Medicaid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 106,000 Ohioans have signed up for Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer funded health program, while thousands of others are waiting to hear whether they are deemed eligible.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Mumps cases reach 189; most linked to Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say there are now 189 confirmed cases, with 120 linked to Ohio State University.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Record road construction planned for Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State transportation officials say they are spending a record $2.5 billion on road construction projects this year.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Dayton racino could lead to 1,000 jobs for region

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say the new Dayton racino expected to open in October could lead to around 1,000 jobs for the region.

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39 arrested in latest drug sweep in Ohio county

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in a central Ohio county say they've arrested more than three dozen people as part of an ongoing effort to cut into the trafficking of heroin, cocaine and prescription drugs.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014

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Prosecutor: Report would end Ohio death penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many recommendations by a committee studying changes to Ohio's death penalty law would effectively end capital punishment in the state if put in place, a veteran prosecutor said Thursday as the panel prepared its final report after two years of work.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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GE plans to put 1,400 jobs in Cincinnati area

CINCINNATI (AP) — The General Electric Co. plans to build a new U.S. global operations center in the Cincinnati area, bringing an expected 1,400 jobs to southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Chief urges civil online comments after stabbings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A small-town Ohio police chief with a forthright style and an outsize Facebook following has drawn a large online response with a post urging commenters to be respectful instead of political after stabbings at a Pittsburgh-area high school.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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