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7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo curtails testing as toxin levels rise
Though the amount of microcystin present in raw Lake Erie water near Toledo’s water-system intake Wednesday was double the amount detected two days earlier, city officials announced they planned to scale back testing for the toxin.

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Probe looking into signatures
COLUMBUS — Ohio’s top elections official on Wednesday appointed a Lima attorney to look into possible election fraud on the part of a pro-marijuana group just one day before the group must file more signatures in hopes of qualifying for the ballot.

7/29/2015 4:35 PM
Officials visit Lake Erie
A large contingent of elected and public officials gathered on the Lake Erie shoreline in eastern Lucas County’s Jerusalem Township this morning to discuss how last year’s Toledo water crisis affected them.

7/29/2015 4:39 PM
Ohio’s 1st 2 human cases of West Nile reported
COLUMBUS, OHIO – Ohio’s first two human cases of West Nile virus in 2015 have been reported in a 34-year-old Cleveland-area man and a 77-year-old Cincinnati-area man, the Ohio Department of Health announced today. Mosquitoes from Lucas County have tested positive for West Nile virus, but so far this season no human cases have

7/29/2015 1:53 PM
Univ. of Cincinnati officer indicted on murder charge
CINCINNATI — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor said today, adding that the officer “purposely killed him” and “should never have been a police officer.”

7/29/2015 1:05 PM
Lima attorney to probe potential election fraud
COLUMBUS — The day before backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize and merchandize marijuana will file supplemental signatures, Ohio’s top elections official today appointed a Lima attorney to look into potential election fraud.

7/29/2015 9:44 AM
1 dead, 10 injured in SW Ohio van-train crash
CINCINNATI — A van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at a southwest Ohio rail crossing, killing an adult passenger and injuring nine children and the driver, authorities said today.

7/29/2015 9:03 AM
Man says he petted cougars at Ohio zoo
DELAWARE, Ohio  — A man who jumped a fence to pet cougars at the Columbus zoo and posted video of it on YouTube says he jokingly called “Here, kitty” and moved closer when the animals seemed to respond.

7/29/2015 12:03 PM
Conservative moves against Boehner
WASHINGTON — An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP.

7/29/2015 11:01 AM
Gov. Kasich helps open Ohio State Fair
COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich’s wife and twin daughters have joined the presidential hopeful to kick off the Ohio State Fair.

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