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Ohio graduation, testing changes set for vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio high-schoolers beginning with the class of 2018 will see new graduation requirements and receive free college-admission testing under a legislative compromise heading toward approval.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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Ohio midterm budget bill set to get final votes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The governor's sweeping midterm budget bill is slated for final votes in the state Senate and House Wednesday.

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Panel releases Great Lakes health factors list

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A U.S.-Canadian panel has developed a list of 16 factors that could be used to monitor how well the two nations are carrying out an agreement to clean up and protect the Great Lakes.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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Top White House aide to visit 2 Ohio VA hospitals

CINCINNATI (AP) — A top White House aide conducting a review of the embattled Veterans Affairs Department plans to visit two Ohio facilities this week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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New lawsuits target cameras in 2 more Ohio cities

CINCINNATI (AP) — New lawsuits Wednesday targeted traffic cameras used to cite motorists for allegedly speeding or running red lights in two Dayton suburbs, he latest legal challenge to camera use in Ohio.

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Federal court won't rehear Ohio Libertarian's case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Libertarian candidate for Ohio governor had his hopes dashed Wednesday, when a federal appeals court in Cincinnati declined to rehear his appeal seeking access to the state ballot.

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Ohio lawmakers push lower prices for chemo pills

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has passed legislation that would keep insurance companies from charging significantly more for chemotherapy pills than for traditional intravenous treatments.

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Ohio boy, 13, fatally shot while playing with gun

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Columbus say a 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by another teenager while they were playing with a handgun.

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