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Ohioans can search sex offender phone, email info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans can see whether phone numbers, email addresses or screen names belong to registered sex offenders under a new feature added to the state's online database.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Local GOP to fight Ohio elections chief's decision

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Lucas County Republican Party plans to challenge Ohio's elections chief in court in a dispute over nominees for the county's troubled elections board.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Ohio amusement park offers free military admission

MASON, Ohio (AP) — An amusement park is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military over the Fourth of July holiday period.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Woman falls asleep at wheel, drives into Grand Lake St. Marys

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 76-year-old woman fell asleep behind the wheel in the middle of the day and drove into a western Ohio lake, where she became stranded on the roof of her car and was rescued with help from an Indiana teenager.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Vietnam veteran in Ohio gets belated Purple Heart

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio veteran has been presented with a long overdue Purple Heart and several replacements for medals that he earned more than 40 years ago during his service in Vietnam.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Judge won't toss charges against P&G protesters

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge refused to dismiss burglary charges Wednesday against nine Greenpeace activists who staged an eye-catching protest involving a zip-lining tiger at Procter & Gamble's headquarters in downtown Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Ohio ends fiscal year with $800 million surplus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has ended its budget year as expected with a nearly $800 million surplus, money set aside to fund tax breaks and any unexpected Medicaid expenses coming from federal health care reform.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Columbus police officer accidentally shoots his leg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say an off-duty officer accidentally shot himself in the leg while in his own vehicle and then drove himself to a local hospital.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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