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University of Cincinnati launches survey on crime perception

CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati has begun surveying students, faculty and staff about their perceptions of crime on and near campus at a distinctive period in the university's approach to law enforcement.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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Ohio senator sets hearings on co-curricular activities, fees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state senator is leading a series of meetings around Ohio to gather feedback from health experts, parents, educators, coaches and others on co-curricular school activities.

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Ohio ACLU calls for end of 'pay-to-stay' jail fees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for an end to "pay-to-stay" jail fees that the group says perpetuate cycles of debt and incarceration.

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Ohio moves to 7-day-a-week visitation at youth prisons

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's youth prison system has completed its move to seven-day-a-week visitations to make it easier for parents and guardians to see their children.

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Toledo Zoo announces 3 cheetahs now on exhibit to public

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Zoo says three male cheetahs are now on exhibit after completing a quarantine period.

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Divers to unplug leak in sunken Lake Erie barge for sampling

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says divers will briefly unplug a tiny leak on a sunken barge to take a sample of the escaping liquid in Lake Erie, near where an oil-based substance has been spotted in recent weeks.

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Nearly $1 million awarded to remove trees along Ohio river

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Six counties in northwestern Ohio have approved a proposal to remove dead and leaning ash trees from the banks of the flood-prone Blanchard River.

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Ohio gas prices drop slightly, remain under national average

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Drivers around Ohio are seeing lower fuel costs to start the week compared with last week.

The state average was about $2.20 for a gallon of regular gas in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's 11 cents cheaper than the average last Monday and 65 cents cheaper than the price a year ago.

The national average for regular fuel was slightly higher at about $2.22 on Monday, up two pennies from a week earlier. At this time last year, it was $2.93.

The national average has risen a bit in recent weeks as crude costs increased slightly.

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