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Ohio officials seek more kids for meals program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers, food bank and school representatives and other stakeholders are getting together in central Ohio to discuss ways to increase participation in a program that provides meals for children from low-income families.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Suspension upheld in Ohio boy's 'finger gun' case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A three-day suspension from school has been upheld for a 10-year-old boy a principal says pretended his finger was a gun and pointed it at another student's head.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Committee approves new rules for Ohio's jails

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's county jails will have new rules that cover everything from meals to emails under regulations approved by a state legislative panel Monday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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APNewsBreak: Ohio groups seek federal coal review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio environmental groups will ask federal regulators Monday to investigate circumstances surrounding expired pollution-discharge permits at an agency where allegations of coal-industry influence arose during a personnel flap last year.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014

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28 attorneys general want tobacco out of stores

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Attorneys general from 28 states and U.S. territories have written to the chief executives of major U.S. pharmacy chains urging them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014

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Ohio deputy shoots, kills man after assault report

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff's office in north-central Ohio says a deputy responding to a domestic dispute fatally shot a man whose wife and mother had told authorities that he physically assaulted them.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014

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Ohio auto dealers fight Tesla over sales model

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio auto dealers are sparring at the Statehouse with California-based automaker Tesla, which is selling next-generation electric cars from three Ohio storefronts.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014

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Dayton job fair offers help for vets who are ex-cons

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials in the Dayton area plan a job fair catering to military veterans — including those who have felony convictions.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014

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