Associated Press

A new study by a charter school backer says Ohio students who moved to private schools under the state's EdChoice scholarship program tended to perform significantly worse on state reading and math tests compared with public school students.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is defending his weekend tweet that many say was anti-Semitic. 

DuPont

A federal jury in Columbus says chemical giant DuPont acted with malice by dumping C8 from its Washington Works plant West Virginia into the Ohio River.

Lucas County Sheriff's Office

Federal prosecutors say the former Ohio State University student jailed in Lucas County has been indicted on charges of trying to arrange the murder of a federal judge overseeing his case. 

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Former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose is suing the attorney whose investigative report got him a lifetime ban from baseball for gambling, alleging defamation by saying on the radio Rose raped young teen girls during spring training.

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A new report by the non-profit Juvenile Justice Coalition of Ohio says there's limited information about what happens to the thousands of juveniles who end up in the system.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says 12 people were killed in 11 crashes over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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The United Arab Emirates is warning its citizens to avoid wearing traditional garments when traveling abroad after an Emirati man was handcuffed in Ohio over terrorism fears.

Police in Warren County's Clearcreek Township say a man shot and killed his estranged wife and her brother before taking his own life in the driveway of a home on Saturday.

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Carlos Santana homered in the 19th inning off infielder Darwin Barney and the Cleveland Indians set a franchise record by winning their 14th straight game, a 2-1 victory over the Blue Jays in Toronto on Friday afternoon.

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pointing to a problem with murky waters in the North Carolina water rapids course where an Ohio teen is believed to have been exposed to a brain-attacking amoeba. 

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A former seminarian has been sentenced in San Diego to nearly 16 years in prison for trying to adopt or purchase infants from Mexico to sexually molest them. 

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Triple-A says a record 43 million Americans, including nearly 1.6 million Ohioans, will be traveling 50 miles or more from home for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Cincinnati Fire Department

A Cincinnati Fire Department report on the 2015 death of a firefighter recommends 2.3 million dollars in improvements in  communication and training. 

The state is joining a new effort to recognize and stop human trafficking ahead of the Republican National Convention.

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The Centers for Disease Control says chlorination and filtration systems at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in North Carolina, where a Westerville teen was infected by a fatal amoeba, were inadequate to properly clean the facility's waters.

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The Cleveland Board of Control has approved the deal with the ACLU relaxing city rules on protest marches and rallies at the Republican National Convention,  after a federal judge last week determined the previous rules violated the right of free expression.

State of Ohio

A federal district judge has rejected a lawsuit brought by voting rights groups that alleged Ohio's process for purging election rolls illegally removes eligible voters.

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The Ohio Fire Marshal's Office says 40 thousand dollars worth of fireworks have been stolen from the Phantom Fireworks company in Bloomingburg.

An investigation by the Associated Press has identified more than 16 percent of police agencies in Ohio that have not filed a single hate crime report to the FBI in past six years.

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