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Speaker: Ohio lawmakers weigh medical marijuana next steps

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Republican majority in the Ohio House is taking a serious look at the issue of medical marijuana and discussing potential legislation, the House speaker said Wednesday, a day after voters rejected a broader pot legalization proposal.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2015

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Alabama child missing for 13 years found in Ohio, police say

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy who went missing from his home in Alabama 13 years ago has been found unharmed as a young man living with his father in Ohio, thanks in part to red flags raised when he tried to apply to college, authorities said.

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US-born Sumatran rhino formally handed over to Indonesia

WAY KAMBAS, Indonesia (AP) — A U.S.-born Sumatran rhino ate leaves and wallowed in mud at an Indonesian sanctuary Thursday as the U.S. formally handed over the animal in hopes he will have offspring and help save his critically endangered species from extinction.

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Art work by Ohio prison inmates goes on display in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Art work by Ohio prison inmates from several correctional facilities is going on display at a Columbus gallery.

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20 Ohio veterans honored for service after military

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Twenty new members are being inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame in honor of their service to the community after serving in the military.

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Police: Ohio man lies about cancer to collect $10K in cash

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has pleaded guilty to charges related to what authorities say was a scam that involved him soliciting donations after falsely telling people he'd been diagnosed with cancer and other illnesses.

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Ohio agency seeks $500K for exotic animal care, transport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Agriculture says it needs $500,000 more to adequately care for creatures seized or surrendered under the state's crackdown on exotic-animal ownership.

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Ohio man sentenced to 27 years for making child pornography

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to more than 27 ½ years in federal prison for taking explicit photos of a teenage girl that he posted on Internet sites.

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