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A bill designating October 7 as Moses Fleetwood Walker Day in honor of the first black major league baseball player has cleared Ohio's Legislature and is headed to Governor John Kasich's desk.

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Researchers in the Great Lakes region have found new evidence that invasive Grass Carp are spawning near the mouth of the Sandusky River, a Lake Erie tributary.

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Wilson Sporting Goods more than 65 thousand dollars for workplace safety violations at its football factory in Ada, Ohio.

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The Franklin County Coroner has ruled a 12-year-old boy found unresponsive during a birthday sleepover died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, not from choking on a piece of gum.

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A human leg found off the Pennsylvania coast of Lake Erie was from one of three unaccounted for victims of a plane crash near Cleveland last year.

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Ohio Senate Democrats say majority Republicans are stymieing bipartisan congressional redistricting talks with "strong-arm tactics."

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An Ohio Court of Appeals has upheld the constitutionality of a 2013 state law imposing stiffer criteria for minor political parties to reach and maintain ballot status.

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The Great Lakes Commission says the region needs to drastically improve public water systems.

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The Cincinnati Reds plan to extend protective netting at their ballpark next season.

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A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen is joining other veterans in supporting a fall ballot measure forcing state agencies to purchase drugs at prices paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sales of existing homes fell in August on the national level, but rose on the state and local levels.

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The Ohio EPA has more than doubled the fines against a company building a natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Michigan.

Ohio lawmakers are looking at cutting the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who fail to tell police they have a weapon when they're detained by authorities.

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A federal magistrate judge has ruled the physical reaction of death row inmate Gary Otte during his execution earlier this month was not sufficient to stop it under current state law governing lethal injections.

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Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor, died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness at the age of 78.

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Republican Ohio Lieutenant Governor and 2018 gubernatorial candidate Mary Taylor now says she would end Medicaid expansion if elected to succeed Governor John Kasich. 

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The attorney for former Ohio State football star Chris Spielman says he's disappointed the school is asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit alleging it used ex-athletes' photos without permission.

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Cereal maker Post is buying New Albany-based Bob Evans Farms for 1.53 billion dollars.

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The state has approved the petition summary of animal rights groups who are asking voters to approve a measure requiring dog breeders to meet additional care standards.

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Automaker Honda of America says it will add 300 jobs in central Ohio to support production of a revamped line of vehicles for 2018.

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The man charged with shooting and wounding another man inside of the Columbus Metropolitan Library's main branch in June has been sentenced to 8 and 1/2 years in prison.

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A Westerville woman says her drug-addicted son died of an apparent overdose after being abruptly released from a Florida treatment center ahead of Hurricane Irma. 

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A volunteer firefighter in Warren County has been suspended indefinitely after a social media post that stated he would save a dog from a burning building before a black person.

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Crews have begun dismantling the thrill ride involved in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair. The removal of the Fire Ball ride at the state fairgrounds began with a final inspection Saturday.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says a woman was killed and five others were injured when two vehicles collided in Marion County on Saturday.

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The Cleveland Indians' historic 22-game winning streak ended on Friday night. 

Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says seven people have been indicted on charges of voting illegally during elections in 2012, 2015 and 2016 because they weren't citizens.

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Prosecutors have dropped charges against two men accused of hitting Cleveland police officers during a flag-burning protest at the Republican National Convention last year.

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Ohio's prison system says officials followed proper security protocols when the attorney witnessing yesterday's execution of her client tried to leave the witness room.

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Five drug makers are asking a Ross County judge to dismiss the Ohio Attorney General's lawsuit over their alleged role in the state's opioid crisis.

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