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Linking 3 cases, cops hunt serial rapist in college town

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — The police chief of a southeastern Ohio college town says authorities are seeking a sexual predator linked to the rapes of three women since 2006.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 January 2016

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Ohio EPA: Unacceptable lead levels in school drinking water

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio (AP) — A state environmental agency says a northeast Ohio elementary school has an unacceptable level of lead in its drinking water.

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Task force in Ohio begins its review of medical marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Members of a task force charged with exploring medical marijuana legalization in Ohio expressed a willingness to learn more about the issue as the panel met briefly for the first time on Thursday.

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NE Ohio senator takes heat for remarks about female opponent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A long-time Republican state lawmaker called his female primary opponent "sweetie" and questioned her interest in serving in the Legislature while she is raising young children.

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3 more sickened from listeria outbreak from bagged salad

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control says three more people — in Connecticut, Missouri and New York — have been added to the list of those sickened from a listeria outbreak linked to packaged salads made at a Dole processing facility in Ohio.

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Gay veteran kicked out of Army receives honorable discharge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 82-year-old Ohio veteran has received an honorable discharge a half century after the Army kicked him out for being gay.

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Man charged in woman's overdose just after she gave birth

STERLING, Ohio (AP) — A man in Ohio has been charged with playing a role in the overdose death of a woman whose baby was found dead in a bathtub last fall.

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Airport worker fired for driving onto active runway in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport have fired an airfield maintenance worker they say drove an SUV across an active runway and crossed paths with a departing commercial flight.

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