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Ohio lawmakers join forces to crack down on charter schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers frustrated by attendance, accountability and performance troubles plaguing Ohio's charter school system introduced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to tackle the problem.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Ohio museum director to accept gold medal for WWII heroes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Ohio will accept a congressional gold medal on behalf of World War II's "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Ohio lawmakers discuss pushing back primary election date

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that would move the date of the Ohio primary election back a week next year is getting its first committee hearing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Federal grants to help Ohioans with housing problems

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal housing grants totaling $134,000 are designed to help Ohioans make good decisions about housing and stave off foreclosures.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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State sets construction, dock rules at Ohio's Buckeye Lake

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Resources has set new construction and dock usage policies at central Ohio's Buckeye Lake, where federal officials have warned a deteriorating dam could fail.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Social services workers in Ohio to vote on proposed contract

CINCINNATI (AP) — Social service workers who have been in contract negotiations with a southwest Ohio county over wages for about two years will vote this week on a tentative agreement.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Ohio judge resigns after conviction for records tampering

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has resigned after a jury found him guilty of tampering with records and other charges for not disclosing his ownership interest in a Lorain office building where several lawyers have legal practices.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015

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Bricks fall 11 stories onto Cleveland street, crush minivan

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A mass of bricks and stone crumbled away from the decorative cornice of a vacant historic building in downtown Cleveland and fell 11 stories, crushing a minivan that was parked below.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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