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House set to take up $17B VA overhaul bill

FILE - This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Morning Journal

Police union endorses 4 challengers in Ohio races

Ohio's largest police union has endorsed a bipartisan slate of state candidates in fall elections, including challengers to Gov. John Kasich and Attorney General Mike DeWine.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Tree-trimming helicopter crashes in Ohio; man hurt

The South Carolina company that runs the helicopter tells The Columbus Dispatch the crash critically injured the pilot, a 53-year-old man from New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Opinion

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Ohioan gets 15 years for fatal wrong-way collision

A Cleveland man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a wrong-way collision that killed a woman and badly injured her boyfriend in April.

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TheCourier.com

Ohio Base Pressured To Fill More Hospital Beds

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton needs to boost the use of 62-bed in-patient hospital, where the occupancy rate has been about 45 percent.

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Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force

WBNS

Murder charged added against Ohio man in chase

A 44-year-old southwest Ohio man has been charged with aggravated murder after police say he caused the death of man during a robbery before leading officers on a low-speed chase last weekend.

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TheCourier.com

US Officials Promoting Job Training Grants In Ohio

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez will be in Toledo on Tuesday to tour a public school that focuses on technology and job training.

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The Wichita Eagle

With Israel at war, US lawmakers give full support

In this July 24, 2014, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Ohio inspectors won't investigate Cedar Point ride accident

That's because the state investigates accidents only when someone is admitted to a hospital or stays overnight.

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Ohio.com

Ohio lawmakers want Common Core standards repealed

COLUMBUS: Republican lawmakers in the state House are beginning a push to repeal Common Core learning standards by year's end, citing widespread discontent they're hearing from parents, teachers and communities.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich

The Review

Ohio agency requests $80K to replace Smokey Bear

State officials are seeking to replace the 55-year-old Smokey Bear figure that greets visitors by name at the Ohio State Fair.

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Ohio.com

Bumper crop of Ohio corn drives down prices

The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Editorials from around Ohio

A recent Ohio appeals-court ruling that cruiser dash-camera videos are confidential "investigatory materials," rather than open public records, threatens Ohioans' ability to monitor police and defend against abuse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

The Columbus Dispatch

Governor's race isn't only one facing Ohio voters

Top row: Secretary of State Jon Husted, left; State Sen. Nina Turner; second row: State Auditor Dave Yost, left; State Rep. John Patrick Carney; third row: Treasurer Josh Mandel, left; State Rep. Connie Pillich; bottom row: Attorney General Mike DeWine, left; County Commissioner David Pepper They're called down-ticket races, but Ohioans have a big ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Columbus, OH

Sun Jul 27, 2014

News Journal

100 days, 10 questions to election

Here are 10 we're asking. Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1mTiUjW In 100 days, Ohioans decide whether to elect a new governor or stick with Republican leaders in the Statehouse and other statewide offices.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hamilton County, OH, Representative John Carney, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Manchester Journal

Cable on Ohio amusement park ride snaps, hurting 2

An Ohio amusement park ride that swings riders up to 125 feet in the air has been closed indefinitely after a cable snapped, injuring two visitors.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Public sculptures in central Ohio have stories to tell

"We're very happy to see an exciting image when .a <.a <. turn a corner - something that enlivens a space and makes us think a little bit about form and function," said Diane Nance, chairwoman of the Columbus Art Commission, which in recent months has kept tabs on a growing body of new outdoor installations.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Ohio State University, Italy, World News, Netherlands,

The Olympian

Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

This July 24, 2014, file photo shows Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Mitch McConnell

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio's welfare-to-work program ramping up

After a slow start, a $66 million state effort to help welfare recipients find jobs and move off public assistance is picking up steam.

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Related Topix: Ohio Government, Athens County, OH, Cuyahoga County, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Ohio man sentenced after grave vases, urns stolen

A 47-year-old northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after authorities said he stole vases and urns from gravesites.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Summit County, OH

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