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The White House says President Trump plans to visit Richfield on Thursday to promote his infrastructure plan. 

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U.S. Census Bureau estimates show the Columbus metro area now has more people than metro Cleveland and is on pace to surpass Cincinnati at its current rate of growth. 

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An Athens woman and her boyfriend have been indicted on aggravated murder charges in the death of the woman's 3-month-old daughter. 

Columbus police say a woman who shot at officers during a SWAT standoff Saturday on the southeast side has been killed. 

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Federal authorities are still reviewing the case of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in 2015. 

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State investigators say no charges will be filed against the Clark County Sheriff's deputy who shot a newspaper photographer setting up to photograph a traffic stop. 

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A Franklin County grand jury has indicted man accused of fatally shooting two Westerville police officers responding to a 911 hang-up call on charges that carry the possibility of a death sentence. 

State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in February, the lowest rate since 2001, but remained higher than the national rate. 

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The co-chair of the Republican National Committee this week chastised gubernatorial candidate Mary Taylor for an ad he calls "false and misleading." 

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The Ohio Environmental Protection said this week that for the first time it's declaring western Lake Erie impaired by toxic algae that has fouled drinking water in recent years. 

A federal district judge in Akron has dismissed a constitutional challenge to an Ohio law against internet harassment brought by a group of progressive and conservative online political commentators. 

Supporters of capping Ohio's interest rates on payday loans are working to correct errors and resubmit petition language after their first try was rejected. 

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has served subpoenas on Dublin-based Cardinal Health and another opioid distributor as part of a multi-state investigation into their marketing and sales practices. 

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A federal judge has put on hold an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a Down Syndrome diagnosis. 

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Two white Cleveland police officers have been disciplined for their roles in the death of a mentally ill black woman who stopped breathing while she was handcuffed and struggling with police. 

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An environmental group is challenging Ohio Governor John Kasich's promotion of a multi-million dollar petrochemical plant in Belmont County. 

Cincinnati made a wide-ranging pitch to land Amazon's second headquarters by using urban cool and culture along with tax breaks. 

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State Auditor David Yost says public records-related citations across the state fell last year, but some officials still need to work harder to comply with the law. 

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Two former Cincinnati Reds pitchers-turned-broadcasters will lead this year's Opening Day parade - which won't actually be on Opening Day. 

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The University of Cincinnati music professor who said Muslim women and girls are safer in the U.S. than in any Middle Eastern country has been forced to retire. 

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Bond is set at 1 million dollars for the Heath man charged in Monday's death of his 3-month-old daughter. 

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A new attorney for white nationalist Richard Spencer's campus tour efforts says he plans to drop a lawsuit against Ohio State University. 

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The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says the number of painkiller prescriptions continues to decline. 

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The National Rifle Association is dismissing former Democratic Ohio attorney general's Mark Dann's op-ed in which he says he got "in the pocket" of the gun-rights group to protect his political career and now regrets it. 

Ohio's attorney general has sued the agribusiness company Monsanto alleging the company produced and sold chemical compounds known as PCBs for decades despite knowing of hazards the chemicals posed.

Records obtained by the Associated Press show drug distributors are pushing back on stricter regulations in Ohio, calling them a patchwork approach that could lead to confusion and uncertainty. 

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A Muslim Columbus police officer has been tapped to bridge gaps between law enforcement and the city's growing immigrant population. 

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President Trump is embracing the potential for a trade war after announcing his intent to place tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. 

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The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says a twice convicted murderer whose November lethal injection was halted when a vein couldn't be found died of natural causes on Saturday. 

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The Clark and Champaign county health departments say they're investigating 23 possible cases of cryptosporidiosis linked to dairy calves brought to the region for youth 4-H projects. 

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