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Ohio says private prison food vendor exceeded cost savings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio says its contract with a prison food vendor has saved taxpayers more than expected and resulted in relatively few problems despite heavy early criticism.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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School regrets Black History menu of chicken, collard greens

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — The president of Wright State University and its dining services vendor have apologized for a Black History Month menu that featured fried chicken and collard greens.

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State reports continued drop in Ohio flu hospitalizations

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations continued to fall last week as an unusually severe season winds down.

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Ohio court sets 2017 execution date for killer of inmate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has set a 2017 execution date for a death row inmate accused of killing a prison cellmate with a paintbrush and padlock.

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Ohio awarded $12.6 million to improve children's health

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is getting about $12.6 million from the federal government to support young children and their families through a home visiting program.

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Winter keeping its icy grip around the Eastern US

The bitter cold that has gripped the eastern U.S. is showing no sign of letting up before the weekend as low temperatures broke records Friday.

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Honda resumes normal production in Ohio after shift cuts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Honda says it will temporarily resume normal production at its Ohio plants after six days of shift reductions related to a West Coast port contract dispute.

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Ohio man arrested, indicted on murder charge in 1982 killing

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A man in northwest Ohio has been arrested and indicted on a murder charge in the 1982 death of a Toledo woman.

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