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Inmate who escaped from Ohio prison caught after 22 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man who escaped from a central Ohio prison more than 22 years ago has been arrested in Indiana.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014

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$125 million budgeted for Ohio Turnpike work in 2015

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The commission that oversees the Ohio Turnpike has approved $125 million in improvements for the roadway in 2015 — the largest capital improvements budget in more than a decade.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014

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Ohioans will get chance to decide on redrawing legislative districts

COLUMBUS — The decision as to whether Ohio will overhaul its inherently political process of redrawing legislative district lines every 10 years is now in the hands of voters.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Ohio high court upholds traffic camera enforcement

CINCINNATI (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday again upheld use of traffic camera enforcement by the state's municipalities, reversing a lower court after a year of legal setbacks for camera advocates.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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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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