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How states fared on US unemployment benefit claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 to a seasonally adjusted 368,000 last week.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 December 2013

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Bill opens access to adoptees' birth certificates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill approved by Ohio lawmakers will make it easier for many adopted Ohioans to get their original birth certificates.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 December 2013

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Ohio officials taking on drug-abusing pet owners

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say some prescription drug abusers may be taking medication meant for their pets — or even injuring their pets deliberately to get them.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 December 2013

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Authorities say 1 dead in Kettering house fire

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a person has died in an intense blaze that destroyed a southwest Ohio home.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 December 2013

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Announcement due on Cincinnati streetcar project

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati mayor says he plans a major announcement regarding the future of the city's beleaguered streetcar project.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 December 2013

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21 charged with drug, gun crimes in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say 21 people have been charged with drug trafficking and gun crimes in a central Ohio investigation.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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Feds: About 5,700 Ohioans have picked health plans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly 5,700 Ohio residents have successfully picked health insurance plans through the new online marketplace created by President Barack Obama's law.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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Daycare worker indicted in Ohio baby rape case

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A former northern Ohio daycare worker and her boyfriend have been indicted on charges linked to alleged sexual assaults of four children, including a baby.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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