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Browns in talks with Columbus to move training camp there

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have confirmed the team is discussing a move of its preseason training camp from its year-round facility in Berea to a new city recreation facility in Columbus. Plans first reported by The Columbus Dispatch on Thursday call for the team and Franklin County to contribute $5 million each… Continue Reading

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Facial modeling used in hopes of IDing Ohio skeletal remains

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Investigators have unveiled a forensic facial reconstruction they hope will help identify a woman whose skeletal remains were found by mushroom hunters in southwest Ohio in early May. A forensic artist created the clay model unveiled Thursday by Attorney General Mike DeWine and Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer. DNA testing hasn’t… Continue Reading

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The Latest: Gun groups, businesses disagree over rights bill

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on bills moving through the Ohio Legislature in its final 2016 sessions (all times local): 12:00 p.m. A bill before Oho lawmakers would make concealed weapons permit holders a protected class under employment discrimination law. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2h0kLf9 ) gun-rights advocates back the legislation allowing permit holders… Continue Reading

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Facial modeling used in hopes of IDing Ohio skeletal remains

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Investigators have unveiled a forensic facial reconstruction they hope will help identify a woman whose skeletal remains were found by mushroom hunters in southwest Ohio in early May. A forensic artist created the clay model unveiled Thursday by Attorney General Mike DeWine and Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer. DNA testing hasn’t… Continue Reading

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The Latest: Lawmakers approve governor’s anti-addiction bill

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on bills moving through the Ohio Legislature in its final 2016 sessions (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Lawmakers have approved legislation proposed by Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) as part of efforts to battle Ohio’s addictions epidemic. The bill that got final House and Senate Wednesday requires thousands of pharmacy… Continue Reading

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The Latest: Ohio legislature passes firefighter cancer bill

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 11:00 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on bills moving through the Ohio Legislature in its final 2016 sessions (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Ohio lawmakers have passed legislation that could provide more benefits for firefighters who get cancer as a presumed result of their work. The measure addresses how causes of such cancer are viewed… Continue Reading

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Ohio girl, 14, arrested in fatal shooting of teen brother

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 9:00 am

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in northwest Ohio, and his 14-year-old sister has been arrested as the subject of the murder investigation. Police say officers responding to a report of a shooting in Toledo found the wounded teen shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday. The Lucas County coroner tells… Continue Reading

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Arrested teen denies threatening Ohio classmate with knife

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 9:00 am

MILAN, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio teenager accused of threatening a classmate with a knife at school denied that allegation and said he carries the blade for protection because of the prevalence of school shootings. The Sandusky Register (http://bit.ly/2genVHY ) reports the 16-year-old student from Edison High School in Milan (MY’-lan) was arrested… Continue Reading

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Ohio lawmakers consider abortion ban, concealed weapons bill

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 8:00 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Bills that would ban abortions after 20 weeks and permit concealed weapons in more places are up for consideration by the full Ohio House as lawmakers are wrapping up their two-year session. The House could consider the 20-week abortion ban Thursday. The ban would be added to legislation already on its… Continue Reading

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Facial modeling used in hopes of IDing Ohio skeletal remains

by Associated Press on December 8, 2016 at 7:00 am

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Investigators hope a forensic facial reconstruction will help identify a woman whose skeletal remains were found by mushroom hunters in southwest Ohio in early May. They say a forensic artist created the clay model being unveiled Thursday by Attorney General Mike DeWine and Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer. DNA testing hasn’t… Continue Reading