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4/23/2015 11:39 AM
Ohio panel seeks more police training
COLUMBUS — A task force named by Attorney General Mike DeWine in the wake of high-profile, race-tinged police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and Cleveland today recommended dramatically increasing training and the standards police candidates must meet before walking through academy doors.

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio House OKs 2-year budget plan
COLUMBUS — The Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a two-year, $71.5 billion budget for the state that increases spending on education and Medicaid and also cuts income taxes.

4/22/2015 3:01 PM
Owens college placed on fiscal watch
Owens Community College has been placed on fiscal watch by the Ohio Board of Regents, a designation officials expected as enrollment dropped drastically over the last several years.

4/22/2015 11:57 AM
Loans to help Toledo water system upgrades
The City of Toledo will receive about $6.5 million in zero-interest loans to help with improvements to its water system, the Ohio EPA announced today.

4/22/2015 2:31 PM
OSHA cites Mich. company in Ohio deaths
OXFORD, Ohio — A federal agency says the deaths of two Michigan workers killed in southwest Ohio while painting a water tower might have been prevented if they had been given required safety gear.

4/22/2015 2:08 PM
Suspected botulism outbreak probed
COLUMBUS — Heath officials said Wednesday they are working to determine which food from a church potluck might have caused a suspected botulism outbreak that left one person dead and 23 others sick.

4/22/2015 12:00 AM
Kaptur takes Kasich to task
OAK HARBOR, Ohio — Still angry over Ohio’s two-year freeze on renewable-energy mandates that Gov. John Kasich signed into law last year, U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) told The Blade on Tuesday the governor “shouldn’t lead us backwards” if he wants to be president.

4/22/2015 9:09 AM
Groups celebrate Earth Day at Ohio Statehouse
COLUMBUS — Officials planned to have the Ohio Statehouse buzzing, and not just with activity from lawmakers.

4/22/2015 12:00 AM
Elections complaint filed against ResponsibleOhio
One group aiming to legalize medical marijuana has filed an elections complaint against another pro-marijuana group claiming illegal “infiltration.”

4/21/2015 10:24 AM
Area jobless rates improve in March
Lucas County’s unemployment rate improved to 6 percent in March, down from 6.2 percent in February, state officials said today.

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