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Ohio veterans face Tuesday deadline for bonuses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Military veterans who served during the Persian Gulf War era have until Tuesday to claim Ohio bonuses of up to $1,500.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013

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GOP governors defend edge over Democrats in 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans swept into governorships on a tea-party fueled wave of discontent four years ago, taking over statehouses long governed by Democrats with promises of conservative economic and social policy makeovers.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013

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Ohio AG urges tamper-resistant generic painkillers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general has joined his counterparts in 41 states to urge the federal government to require manufacturers of generic prescription pain relievers to develop tamper-resistant versions of their products.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013

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Vouchers can help Ohioans with higher GED test fee

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohioans without high school diplomas will have to pay more next year to take a test for an equivalency certificate but can receive vouchers toward that expense if they get career counseling beforehand.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013

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Widow says 'Move Over' law for drivers good step

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The widow of a road crew worker killed two years ago on the Ohio Turnpike says a new law requiring drivers to slow down and shift lanes if possible for construction and maintenance vehicles is a good start.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013

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Northeast Ohio fracking ban backers to try again

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers of a proposed ban on hydraulic fracturing in a northeast Ohio city say they're not giving up despite two defeats at the polls in 2013.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013

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Ohio man at 89 still tutors middle-school kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Bernard Frank had plenty of reasons to kick back and relax when he retired almost 14 years ago.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 December 2013

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Patrol reports 7 killed in holiday crashes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says seven people were killed in six crashes in Ohio between early Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 December 2013

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