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Ohio, other states say new waterway rules will hurt mining

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The attorneys general of Ohio and West Virginia are leading an effort to oppose new federal rules that clarify which small streams, wetlands and other waterways the government can shield from pollution and development.

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Ohioans to see price of 'silver' health plan drop under law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say Ohioans seeking health insurance coverage for next year will see a slight drop in the cost of a benchmark plan on HealthCare.gov.

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Husted sends Ohio pot issue findings to county prosecutor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief has referred alleged violations against a group supporting Tuesday's marijuana legalization question to a central Ohio prosecutor.

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Ohio University readies for annual Halloween street party

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University officials are gearing up for the college's annual Halloween street party, a raucous event typically resulting in the arrest of dozens of booze-fueled students by various law enforcement agencies.

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Man shot by police was on probation for illegally having gun

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Court documents show that a 25-year-old man fatally shot by Columbus police officers was on court-ordered supervision for his most recent weapons conviction.

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Ohioan pleads not guilty in hit-and-run that killed teen

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — A driver suspected in a hit-and-run that killed a 17-year-old pedestrian has pleaded not guilty in northeast Ohio.

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US: Ohio-based auto lender used illegal collection practices

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal agency says an Ohio-based lender that primarily loans money to active-duty and former military service members to buy vehicles engaged in illegal debt collection practices and must pay more than $3 million.

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Akron voters to decide if zoo can get a liquor license

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Voters in Akron will decide Tuesday whether to allow the Akron Zoo to have a liquor license to serve wine and spirits at after-hours events.

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