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The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee says the state is saving more than 10 million dollars a year by using a private company to feed inmates, but complaints have sharply increased.

The Ohio House has approve a Senate-passed measure authorizing a sales tax holiday this summer.

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is tight-lipped about the investigation into the murders of eight family members in Pike County last week.

The U.S. House has voted to extend for an additional five years the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

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The director of the Dayton VA Medical Center will become acting director of the VA medical facility in Cincinnati, where investigators found misconduct related to some officials.

Columbus police have filed charges against the man who allegedly shot his 16-year-old son on Tuesday morning after mistaking him for an intruder.

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The Hamilton County coroner says seven of the eight victims in last week's fatal shootings in Pike County were shot multiple times, and one had nine gunshot wounds.

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Limited production has restarted at the Dole processing plant in Springfield after the end of the listeriosis outbreak linked to the facility.

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The city of Cleveland has reached a 6 million dollar settlement of a lawsuit over the death of a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun in November 2014.

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board has voted to cut weekly hours at the Statehouse by 10 hours per week.

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says marijuana-growing operations have been found at three of the four locations where eight family members in Pike County were found fatally shot Friday.

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A federal district judge has ruled a group of property owners in Columbus may collect rent based on the price of gold as part of a century-old agreement.

daytondailynews.com

The Ohio Attorney General's office has identified the eight family members fatally shot in Pike County.  Seven adults and a teenage boy were found dead Friday at four different properties. 

Sears Holdings Corporation says it will close 68 Kmart stores and 10 Sears stores as it struggles to restore profitability.  Some of those stores are in Ohio. 

 Authorities are urging the public to call with any information about the slayings of eight people in southern Ohio. 

Toxicology reports out of the Akron plane crash that killed nine people found no sign of drugs or alcohol in the pilots' systems.

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland is preparing an exhibit of Prince artifacts for its Memorial Hall, following his death Thursday at the age of 57.

cincinnati.com

Former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose will be the inaugural inductee into the new National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee on Sauturday.

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Eagles keyboardist and guitarist Joe Walsh says he's canceling his Cleveland concert this summer, which  he thought would be a nonpartisan event for veterans' families,  because it's a launch for the Republican National Convention.

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A descendant of Alexander Hamilton says the government's decision to continue depicting him on the 10 dollar bill is a victory for Hamilton supporters.

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