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9/18/2014 3:17 PM
Man gets nearly 8 years for 8 bank robberies
DAYTON — A man who pleaded guilty to eight bank robberies in central and southwestern Ohio has been sentenced to nearly 8 years in prison.

9/18/2014 11:13 AM
Falfas not entitled to reinstatement
COLUMBUS — Jacob T. “Jack” Falfas is not entitled to be reinstated as chief operating officer of Cedar Fair, owner of Sandusky’s Cedar Park, the Ohio Supreme Court unanimously ruled today.

9/18/2014 12:00 AM
Dems: Kasich aided Suarez
COLUMBUS — Some advisers within Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s inner circle were aware his chief counsel had written to California’s attorney general on behalf of North Canton businessman Benjamin Suarez in 2011, new emails obtained by the Ohio Democratic Party suggest.

9/18/2014 12:00 AM
Security changes made at prison
LIMA, Ohio — The prison where Chardon High School shooter Thomas “T.J.” Lane and two other inmates escaped last week has made security changes in the wake of the incident, a Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction spokesman said.

9/18/2014 12:00 AM
Congressman calls for Army dredging reform
U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green) introduced legislation Wednesday calling for an end to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ highly controversial practice of dumping sediment dredged from the Great Lakes shipping channels, including Toledo’s, back into the lake water.

9/17/2014 3:27 PM
Mich. to get added drinking water protection
LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is awarding more than $525,000 in grants to help local governments protect their sources of drinking water.

9/17/2014 3:14 PM
Mich. jobless rate off 0.3 points
LANSING, Mich.  — The state says Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped 0.3 percentage points to 7.4 percent in the latest month.

9/17/2014 3:11 PM
Strip mining OK in state wildlife area
Part of a state wildlife area in Jefferson County potentially can be strip mined for coal, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today in settling a contract dispute.

9/17/2014 2:12 PM
Beer gets actually skunked
OXFORD, Ohio — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.

9/17/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo, national gangs shy away from color displays
There was a time when gangs had an easily identifiable color — or specific dress code — red for Bloods, blue for Crips, or black for Folks. But gangs in Toledo and elsewhere are less likely than they once were to publicly identify themselves with head-to-toe colors associated with any particular organization.